The Oloamanu Centre for Professional Development and Continuing Education (OCPDCE) provides curriculum development support, accreditation services for the university and capacity building for our NUS teaching staff and external stakeholders mainly TVET providers through our Certificate in Adult Teaching (CAT) as well as the Bachelor of TVET which is offered by the Faculty of Technical Education (FOTE). We also provide services to support and enhance the Open Distance Learning (ODL) within the Pathway including Adult Learners through Preliminary Certificate in TVET. In addition, we coordinate the provision of short term Non-Formal Learning (NFL) Courses for the development of workers in the public, private and civil sectors.
The curriculum development offers support to NUS academic and teaching staff and other PSET Providers through:
Advisory services when required.
Facilitation of Programme and Course development training sessions
Collaborating with the Academic Quality Unit in the Quality Assurance of Programmes and Courses of the National University of Samoa
Preparing NUS Programme Curriculum and Quality Management Systems Documents for National Accreditation.
The Accreditation Services provides assistance on assuring the quality of the NUS Programmes Curriculum for National Accreditation.
This is through our Certificate in Adult Teaching (CAT) as well as the Bachelor of TVET which is offered by the Faculty of Technical Education (FOTE).
This learning offers services to support and enhance the growth for NUS through the following activities
Instructional Design Support for ODL
Design and Develop ODL Course Templates
Facilitate the Development of Learning Information to support the Distance Learner
Facilitate the Use of Multimedia Approach to enhance Teaching and Learning in ODL
Provide technical support in Computer Aided and Print Based Instructional Design
Plan and Facilitate ODL Workshops
Guide ODL Educators in the Facilitation of Interactive and Non-Interactive Assessment and Feedback
Create content for ODL Student Guide
So’oalo Taumanupepe Sydney Fa’asau
Qualifications: BSocSci Waik., AdvPGDBusMgt UNE, CAT Cert IV NUS, APTC Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
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Senior Professional Development and Curriculum Co-ordinator
Qualifications: CertIVTA DipGov Vic.(Melb.), BA S.Pac., PGDipDistEd MA IGNOU, CAT SP, CertBibStudies ISOM USA, B. Ministry USA
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Tevaga Tevita Simeti
Professional Development Officer
Qualification: BA S.Pac, CAT Cert IV NUS
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Tafymaea Iva Schuster
PCTVET Professional Development Officer
Qualification: BSc NUS, GDE NUS
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Faith Aveleana Esera-Viane
Open Distance Learning Resource Developer Officer
Qualification: BA S.Pac , CertIV TAE APTC, MA VUW
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Continuing Education Officer
Qualification: BCom S.Pac
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Phone: +685 20072 ext 301/169