The Vision: A World-Class Polytechnic
The Economic development Board (EDB) that established Bahrain Polytechnic expects that Bahrain will have a world-class Polytechnic, pre-eminent in the Gulf region and one that stands out as a statement of the economic and educational reforms and attests to the leadership being demonstrated by Bahrain.
Bahrain Polytechnic Serving our Industry Partners We will grow our capacity and develop new offerings in line with Bahrains Economic Vision 2030 in consultation with employer networks, professional associations, government and civic agencies, and Bahrain Polytechnic
To ensure the best learning experience for its students, Bahrain Polytechnic has a mix of both local and international academic and administrative staff.
Real life experience
We place high value on the real world experience of our academic staff. Bahrain Polytechnic’s tutors have significant experience in their discipline and as a consequence have:
Bahrain Polytechnic tutors:
The Bahrain Polytechnic Master Plan, currently under development, recognises that the learning environment is criticial if we are to ensure a world-class experience for students.
Learning spaces have been designed to ensure:
Bahrain Polytechnic is committed to creating a modern, well-designed, innovative and exciting learning and social environment. The new campus will represent international best practice to provide assurance that graduates have the real world and leading edge technological understanding critical to their future success.
Key to Bahrain Polytechnic’s quality assurance model are:
We are committed to ensuring that industry and business employers can be confident that the students graduate with qualifications that are benchmarked against work standards and are recognised at the appropriate level.
Work Integrated Learning ensures educational activities integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. Bahrain Polytechnic places an emphasis on work integration as a key element in preparing its students for the world of work, and recognises the importance of student-centred learning as a focus for its delivery. Work Integrated Learning ensures an approach to learning through a combination of academic and work-related activities. This approach develops students’ employability skills and assists them to become work-ready graduates.
Work Integrated Learning is an opportunity to provide students with meaningful learning experiences relevant to the real world, and includes:
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC)
In many countries, a network of industry training boards (or similar organisations) set minimum standards and criteria for education and training programmes in their areas, and they also provide recognition through accreditation to the providers whose programmes meet these. In the absence of such industry training organisations in Bahrain, Bahrain Polytechnic has established a separate Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) for each programme. The networking of CACs with faculty staff members ensures an effective interface with the private sector and future employers of our graduates.
Curriculum Advisory Committees (CAC) assist with:
Curriculum Advisory Committees (CAC) and Industry networking:
Bahrain Polytechnic will continue to establish strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that we provide programmes designed to be:
Our programmes focus on the following areas of high strategic relevance to the growth and diversification of Bahrains economy:
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