Initial Offering of the Aquaculture Management Program a Huge Success
By Keith Rideout and Craig Parsons
During the winter of 2017 and in partnership with the Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA), the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Community Based Education Delivery (CBED) unit delivered the inaugural offering of the Technical Certificate — Aquaculture Management (CAM) program.
The CAM program grew out of the success of the Technical Certificate in Aquaculture (TCA) that was offered to ...
Fish Harvester Training in High Demand
The demand for fish harvester training is high and the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University of Newfoundland is working hard to meet the need across Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond.
Encouraging young professionals to take an interest in the industry has been challenging in recent years. However, MI continues to provide potential fish harvesters with a variety of options for training to prepare them for careers in this rewarding sector.
Bringing Education Home
The Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University’s Centre for Community Based Education Delivery (CBED) delivers training in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador each year.
In many cases, the opportunity to offer these courses and programs is initiated by someone in the area who recognizes a need or who may require the training themselves.
These individuals are community champions and they are critical to facilitating training in rural parts of the province. ...
A Hands-On Experience
The Department of Ocean Sciences at Memorial University has wrapped up a two month-long, joint collaboration with the Oceans Learning Partnership.
The program offers high school students and their teachers an opportunity to discover the diverse and fascinating world of ocean sciences. The biodiversity lab program gave Biology 2201 students and their teachers a field trip that provided many of the learning outcomes associated with the biodiversity unit of the course.
“The program is an ...