Visit by Romanian Border Police
Friday 04 July 2008
Lecturers from the University of Wolverhampton Business School provided training in human resources techniques to the police officers and agents who man the country’s borders.
The Training in Curriculum Design and Development programme was funded by the EU and a group of seven professors and teachers from the Romanian Border Police (RBP) visited Wolverhampton recently to mark the end of the two-month training scheme.
As well as touring the University, the group met dignitaries and took part in cultural activities, including a visit to Molineux Football Stadium.
Mihai Georgescu, from the RBP, said: “My colleagues and I have been impressed by the training programme and the information and knowledge we have acquired. We were also impressed by the interactive way of delivering the training and the size of the University and the education system it offers to students.”
Head of the Human Resources department at the University, Janet Firth, said: “We hope this is the start of a continuing involvement in Eastern Europe border security. We were very pleased to host this visit after a five year relationship with the Romanian Border Police.”
Four lecturers from the University provided information about modern teaching techniques and interactive classroom methods to the professors and teachers of the RBP, who will adopt the new techniques when training their staff. Around 150 people took part in the scheme in Romania and they will receive a University certificate of attendance.
Picture: Head of the Human Resources department at the University, Janet Firth (L), and her colleague Barbara Maiden (R) with Mihai Georgescu (second from left) and Ioan Mustata from the Romanian Border Police.
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