The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) was established in the late 1980s to link Belize with the United States and other countries for the purpose of strengthening and expanding their capabilities in higher education. In 2014 the consortium was incorporated as a 501 (3) © non-profit corporation.About Us
This year’s COBEC conference has sessions that increase our understanding of ways to partner more effectively, teach more efficiently, and respond to the unexpected more strategically. COVID- 19 changed the way in which we interact, and it created significant challenges for our education systems. Having a plan for remote instruction will be a strategic priority for all of us. Download Program [PDF]
The UT Tyler faculty and staff are looking forward to hosting the Summer 2020 COBEC Conference. Given the current global health crisis, the planning committee is making arrangements for a virtual conference. Registration for the virtual conference is free to all COBEC members and friends. REGISTER HERE.
In alignment with the missions of COBEC and The University of Texas at Tyler’s College of Education and Psychology, the theme for the Summer 2020 COBEC Conference at UT Tyler is Partnerships: Learning and Service for High-Quality Education. In order to promote mutual understanding of the work COBEC members are engaged in with our Belizean colleagues, the Summer 2020 COBEC Conference planning committee is inviting Belizean and US partners to submit proposals focused on their work in Belize, including but not limited to research, teaching, curriculum, and library development, as well as exchange programs among member institutions. [continue...]
Dean Wes Hickey invites you to the COBEC 2020 Summer Conference at UT Tyler.
Dr. Keith Miser was a dedicated member of COBEC who made enormous and significant contributions to the country of Belize, to Belizean educators, and to Belizean educational institutions. His contributions will be remembered especially, by those young scholars who received scholarships to study with him at Colorado State University or the University of Hawaii at Hilo. After his retirement and his many years of service to COBEC, Dr. Miser was elected to serve as an Emeriti member at the Valdosta summer meeting in 2013. [continue...]
Registration will be available through the website and via list-serve. Travel: Jacksonville International Airport serves multiple airlines.
Ambergris Caye, San Pedro Junior College. February 2019. Minutes & Presentations.
|COBEC Agenda Winter 2019||Final Draft of Cobec Agenda - Theme: "Stronger Together.||Download|
|Presentation||Teacher Education and Development Services||Download|
|Presentation||Demystifying the Process of Partnership in Belize: A Permit to Teach (Conditions & Process)||Download|
|Presentation||Partnering with Galen University||Download|
|Presentation||Full Basket Belize: Connections||Download|
|Presentation||The University of Belize and Opportunities for Collaboration by Clement K. Sankat||Download|