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Joining forces to educate, engage, empower…
We help our communities flourish

communties-3 Bahrain Polytechnic students, staff, management, and Board of Trustees actively engage with our communities in order to build ongoing relationships for the purpose of applying collective vision for the benefit of our chosen communities.

Indeed, such is the importance of establishing a positive engagement with our communities that one of Bahrain Polytechnic’s key strategic goals over the coming years is to foster active and positive engagement nationally, regionally, and globally to enhance its contribution to social and economic wellbeing.

Bahrain Polytechnic Communities

Bahrain Polytechnic has established strong links to its four key communities, Industry, Educational, Local, and International. Where possible, collaborate with partnering institutions to enhance efforts thus develop upon and succeed in delivering strategic community initiatives.

Recent partners include National Initiative for Agriculture Development, Arabian Gulf University, Ministry of Works and Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Peninsula farms,  Supreme Council for Women, and Bahrain Development Bank, name but a few. Find the full list of partners here.

Bahrain Polytechnic seeks to establish a meaningful sustainable eco-system partnership with stakeholders to create a vibrant and active community outreach to engage with our communities. This will enhance opportunities of formulating programs and activities to support the achievement of mutual objectives, in addition the way to personal growth through initiatives above and beyond becoming active citizens in the community.

Community Goals

communties-1Bahrain Polytechnic goal is to create employment opportunities through the development of skills, knowledge and expertise for the general public. This will be achieved by capturing, nurturing and developing innovative ideas from Bahrain Polytechnic staff, students, and external communities which contribute to building a sustainable future.

Collaborative Community Engagement committee

Designed to organize, coordinate and identify potential communities to be targeted as beneficiaries of the Bahrain Polytechnic community engagement plan; desirable events that add value to society and strive for continual improvement through initiatives associated to our organization.

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Community Events

 

Event TitleYearEvent Description
Back to Business for Souk Retailers2011Seminar in Bab Al Bahrain. Facilitated by Bahrain Polytechnic business tutors in support of BCCI for souk retailers to find solution and support mechanism for economic challenges in their community.
Creative Art Workshops” (part 1) for Women’s Society2011Women’s society- one course held, another postponed.
Agricultural “Composting” initiative2012Organised in conjunction with the Agricultural exhibition.
Creative Art Workshops. Sultan AbdulAziz School2012Sultan AbdulAziz for hearing difficulties- Isa Town.
Creative Art Workshops. Public offering2012Public. Advertisement on the Polytechnic website approved 3rd June 2012.
Student “Volunteer Day”2013Students initiative to attract more volunteers from students and staff for local initiatives.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs examinations collaboration2013Ministry of Foreign Affairs have requested to hold their annual exams at the Polytechnic.
United Nations/ MOFA examinations collaboration2013United Nations has requested to hold their Youth Programs Exams at the Polytechnic – Through MOFA.
“Greener campus”- part of the agriculture initiative2013plants purchased detailing their information and placed in student seating areas around campus.
Volunteer awareness day (second event in 2013)2013Volunteer awareness day update on campus- NGO’s.
“Bahrain International Garden show” agriculture initiative2014In line with the National Initiative for Agriculture Development’s vision – Raise awareness (students & public) into the following area: new techniques in farming.
Tree day; launching Bahrain Polytechnic  Agriculture series of events2014Launch Bahrain Polytechnic agriculture series of events and commitment to greener Bahrain as announced at BIGS.
Agriculture Success story2014Awareness programme – Presenting a local agriculture success story.
Rooftop Gardens2014Awareness programme – Rooftop gardens.
Multi-vitamins at your doorstep “Miracle tree”2014Awareness programme- the Miracle tree presentation and exhibition.
Communication Skills (Colour Blind)2014Part of a series of workshops running down at Riyadat Centre.
Digital Marketing2014Part of a series of workshops running down at Riyadat Centre.
Reverse cube/ Team Work2014Part of a series of workshops running down at Riyadat Centre.
Human Resources Management2014Part of a series of workshops running down at Riyadat Centre
Counter Intelligence2014Part of a series of workshops running down at Riyadat Centre.
Coaching2014Part of a series of workshops running down at Riyadat Centre.
Game Design Workshop2014Focuses on teaching the implementation and programming for starters.
Game Design Workshop2014Teach participants how to use a game engine to construct 2 D games.
MOFA Annual Exams – 20142014Ministry of Foreign Affairs have requested to hold their annual exams at the Polytechnic.
Community workshops2014Information pending.
Entrepreneurship Orientation Programme (EOP) for BDB clients2014In collaboration with BDB for general public.
EOP Programme for Bahrain Polytechnic students2014Collaboration with BDB for students cross faculty. 15 students attended most or all sessions & received certificates.
AIESEC conference at Riyadat2014Riyadat hosted 60 Bahrain Polytechnic & other academic students for new recruits.
EOP PROGRAMME (PART 2) FOR BDB CLIENTS2014BDB clients. Co facilitation of this programme which will be held approx 6 times per annum.
CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME FOR EGOVERNMENT/ BDB2014BDB eGovernment clients. ICT & business supported some of the classes.
AIESEC conference at Riyadat for students2014Riyadat hosted 60 Bahrain Polytechnic & other academic students for new recruits.
Bahraini Women Successful Story2014Seminar held during Bahrain Polytechnic Women’s day celebration to announce collaborations with Alwane committee.
Planting area on campus themed for the ND celebration2014To encourage and raise awareness for Agriculture.
Graffiti wall art show themed for the ND celebration by a Bahraini Wall Artist2014Under the umbrella of Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning “Nasmo” project a community initiative with the South Area Municipality”.
EOP-Entrepreneurship Orientation Program for BDB2015Co-facilitation of this programme which will be held a number of times annually.
Bahrain International Garden Show –BIGS2015In line with the National Initiative for Agriculture Development’s vision – Raise awareness and contribute to the agricultural sector.
BP Tree Day2015Meaningful Collaboration with Governmental bodies to raise awareness to the agriculture sector.
EOP-Entrepreneurship Orientation Program for BDB2015Co-facilitation of this programme which will be held a number of times annually.
Women in Engineering  and Technology2015Workshops at BP with industry partners to encourage more female school graduates (or near-graduates) with an interest in these areas to consider undergoing formal qualifications such as a degree programme with Bahrain Polytechnic.
Archiologies of Green2015Focus on Agricultural heritage and an opportunity for Q&A session regarding Expo Milano 2015 with the Ministry of Culture representatives.
EOP-Entrepreneurship Orientation Program for BDB2015Co-facilitation of this programme which will be held a number of times annually.
Communication and Presentation Skills- Work Place Planning2015Entrepreneurship training workshop to the Youth Pioneer Society “Fursa program” for BDB
Thinking Theories2015Towards building entrepreneur skills.
Project Management Courses2015Thinksmart conducted an in-house 3 days fulltime training for BICT Students.
Business Women in the Arab World2015Business women in the Arab world; Challenges created by Society.
“THE POWER OF VISION” Seminar2015Visualize  the connection between mission, vision, values and principles including practical workshops and tools in creative problem solving.
“Commercial Dispute” Resolution seminar for SME’s at BIBF2015Addressed the need for qualified mediators in Bahrain to meet the demands from the SME’s.
International Leadership Conference2015‘Research & Innovation in Management’ Panel Discussion.
Ministry of Sport & Youth Seminar2015Raise awareness of Ministry’s programs and activities thus enhance student’s participations.
EOP-Entrepreneurship Orientation Program for BDB2015Co-facilitation of this programme which will be held a number of times annually.
“Rights and Duties of The Spouses in Marriage”2015Series of Seminars in cooperation with The Supreme Council for Women in accordance with the Sharia Court and the Ministry of Justice legislations in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The “Dowry Provisions”2015Series of Seminars in cooperation with The Supreme Council for Women.
Technopreneur Capacity Building for E-GOVT/BDB2015BDB eGovernment clients will undergo this programme, ICT and Business to support classes.
“The Rights of Children after Divorce”2015Series of Seminars in cooperation with The Supreme Council for Women.
“Domestic Violence”2015Series of Seminars in cooperation with The Supreme Council for Women.
“Consumer Protection Law “ seminar2015With the collaboration of the Consumer Protection Directorate, Ministry of Industry and Commerce an awareness session Consumer Protection.
Bahraini Film Industry “The Sleeping Tree”2015Inspiring interactive session led by Bahraini filmmaker for the future youth filmmakers.
Bahrainis International Women’s Day ” Bahraini Potentials”2015Bahrain Polytechnics Women’s Day celebration coincides with Business faculty Market Day.

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