Rajagiri Faculty overseas exposure programme

 

International Exposure- Faculty-Hill Campus (from May 2017-May 2018)
Name University Country Period Purpose/Activities
Dr Fr Saju MD

Polytechnic University, CUHK,UHK-Hong Kong


Shenzhen University

Hong Kong


China

19th May to 30th May 2017 Presentation in the Conference, Official Visit and Symposium
University of South Australia
University of Melbourne
Australia 10th Dec to 28th Dec 2017 UKIERI Discussion

University of York


Visits to University of Potsmouth, University of Bath, University of Edinborouh

UK April 15th to 28th 2018 UKIERI Project Training & Visits
Dr Anish K R Universitat Eichstatt-Ingolstadt Germany 20th June to 24th June 2017 Paper Presentation
Queensland University Australia May 2018 Australia India Council Initiative Project on Health Social Work in Brisbane ,Australia
Universitat Eichstatt-Ingolstadt Germany 15th April to 3rd May 2018 DAAD Project
Dr Sr Sunirose Institute St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA Canada 9th May and 28th June 2018 Global Change Leaders Program
Dr Fr Joseph COADY International Institute St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA Canada 17th July to 2nd December 2017 Diploma Programme in Development Leadership
Dr Kiran Thampi

Polytechnic University, CUHK,UHK-Hong Kong


Shenzhen University

Hong Kong


China

19th May to 30th May 2017 Official Visit and Symposium
UKIERI Project Training, University of York Visits to University of Potsmouth, University of Bath, University of Edinborouh UK April 15th to 28th 2018 UKIERI Project Training & Visits
Dr Rajeev UKIERI Project Training, University of York UK April 15th to 24th 2018 Training
Anil John University of Maryland Nazareth College, Rochester USA 30th June to 23rd July 2017 Visit to the Universities and given a lecture at Maryland University
Universitat Eichstatt-Ingolstadt Germany 15th April to 3rd May 2018 DAAD Project
Dr Nycil Thomas International Summer University 2017 at CUHK Hong Kong 2nd July 7th July 2017 Presented a paper titled “Valuing strength and respecting diversity in Social Work”
Dr Fr Varghese K ACU, Macquarie University Australia May 2017 University Visits
Dr Bindiya Varghese UKIERI Project Training, University of York UK April 15th to 24th 2018 UKIERI Project Training
  • Dr Fr Saju M D and Dr Kiran Thampi with Prof Steven Ngai and the team of faculty members from the Chinese University of Hong Kong during May 2017
  • Dr. Fr. Saju and Dr Kiran Thampi visited Shenzhen University in China. They engaged in discussions on International exchanges and led a symposium on study abroad models during May 2017.
  • Mr Anil John visited University of Maryland and Nazareth College, Rochester, USA in June 2017 and presented a paper on Medical Social Work in Oncology Department.
  • Dr Anish K R(Principal Investigator) and Prof Helen Cleak (Principal Investigator and Associate Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia) after Second lap of Australia India Council Initiative Project on Health Social Work in Brisbane, Australia in May 2018. This project will develop the skills, knowledge and experience of leaders in social work education and practice in India. It supports and enhances leadership capacity through focused training of health care practitioners and academics to address the development of appropriate social work health care interventions in Kochi, India.

Rajagiri team visited University of York, UK for discussions and planning as a part of UKIERI(UK India Education and Research Initiatives) Funded by British Council and University Grants Commission. The project is titled as ‘Integrating social and health care for improved management of health conditions in India: International Social Work Paradigm’.

Principal investigators:

  • Dr Fr Saju M.D, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences
  • Prof Martin Webber, University of York

This is a 3 year collaborative project between Rajagiri College of Social Sciences and University of York. Other partners of the project are Dr Jacques Joubert and Prof Lynette Joubert- University of Melbourne, Dr Jotheeswaran A Thiyagarajan and Meredith Fendt-Newlyn- World Health Organization.

5. Dr Anish K R and Mr Anil John visited Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt ,Germany as a part of the DAAD Project on ‘Culturally Competent Practice with Refugees and Migrants in India and Germany: Implications for Social Work Education’ in May 2018.Dr Anish K R is the India lead for the project.

  • Dr Fr Saju and Dr Kiran Thampi visited University of Edinburg, Scotland in the month of April 2018 and had official discussions with Dr John Devaney(Head) and Dr George Palattiyil (MSW Programme Director).The team also visited the University of Bath and had discussions with Dr Jeremy Dixon (Head,Social Work) at University of Bath

International Exposure- Faculty-Hill Campus (from 2012-2016)
Name University Country Period Purpose/activities
Dr Fr Saju MD 

Polytechnic University, CUHK,UHK-Hong Kong

Shenzhen University

Hong Kong

 

China

19th May to 30th May 2017

Presentation in the Conference,

 

Official Visit and Symposium

Summer university, university of applied sciences, Western Switzerland

 

 

Eistadt, Germany

Switzerland

 

 

 

Germany

25th May to 30th June 2016

Handled a session in 7th Summer university, university of applied sciences, Western Switzerland on the theme Life Course, Ethical Dilemmas and Social Work

Visited Eistadt College, Germany

Melbourne University Macquarie University Queens’ University Australia 08 July 2015 to 31st July 2015 Attended triennial conference of International Federation of Catholic Universities- in Australian Catholic University- Melbourne
Western Washington University- Washington State, Seattle Western Michigan University – Kalamazoo Columbus University- Georgia state Nazareth College, Rochester University of Maryland USA 25th May 2014 to 30th June 2014 University visits
Vives University College Belgium February 2012 University visit and presentation
Dr Anish K R ACU Federation of mental health conference, Cairns Australia October 2016 Paper Presentation
Eastern Finland University Finland October 2016 Social work education symposium
Kyungsung University South Korea 2nd to 5th November 2015 Paper Presentation during 12th World Congress of WAPR at Seoul, South Korea
Dr. Lizy P.J University of Maryland Nazareth College, Rochester USA May 2015 (1 Month) Visit to the Universities
Summer university, university of applied sciences, Western Switzerland Switzerland 30th June to 11th July 2014 Presented a paper titled “Problems of Rural Elderly Women in Kerala and the Need for Social Work Intervention.”
Vives University College Belgium 2013 Visit to the university and presented a paper
Dr Sr Sunirose University of Maryland Nazareth College, Rochester USA May 2016 Paper presentation on Domestic violence in both universities
Dr Fr Joseph ACU CSU Australia February 2016 Visit to the
Prof Kiran Thampi

Polytechnic University, CUHK,UHK-Hong Kong

Shenzhen University

Hong Kong

 

China

19th May to 30th May 2017

Official Visit and

 

Symposium

Nepal School of Social Work Nepal 8th to 12th August 2016 Visits to Schools, colleges and placement centers in Nepal. Offered a workshop on PRA Techniques
Nazareth College, Rochester USA June 1st to June 20th 2015 Offered a 3 credit course titled as "East and West: Integrated Perspectives in Health and Mental Health".
Prof Rajeev International Conference at Indonesia Bali June 2016 Paper presentation
Dr Giji George Vives University College Belgium February-March 2015 Visit to the university and presented a paper
Fr Shinto

Vives University College,

Ingolstadt

Belgium

Germany

26th March to 29th April 2017

Paper Presnetation

University visit

Prof Anil John University of Maryland Nazareth College, Rochester USA 30th June to 23rd July 2017 Visit to the Universities and given a lecture at Maryland University
ROTASIA – International Conference Sri Lanka Feb 2016 Rotaract club activities
Dr Nycil Thomas Summer University at CUHK, Hong Kong Hong Kong 2nd July 7th July 2017 Presented a paper titled “Valuing strength and respecting diversity in Social Work”
Dr Fr Varghese K ACU, Macquarie University Australia May 2017 University Visits
Dr Fr M K Joseph Coady Institute Canada 17th July to 2nd December 2017 Studies-Diploma in Development Leadership

Dr. Mary Joseph participated in the Summer University in Social Work 2012 “End of Life and Social Work” organised by University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland from Wednesday, 4th July to Friday, 13th July 2012 and presented a paper on “End of Life and Social Work – Indian Perspective”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Jossy D. Cherian, Ms. Rinku Roy and Ms. Swapna Madonna, II year Master of social work students also attended the Summer University

Dr. Mary Joseph attended the International Scientific Congress on “European and Global Context of Poverty in the Period of Social and Demographic Social Changes” organised by Catholic University in Ruzomberok, from 4th to 5th September 2012 and presented a paper on Poverty in Indian Context

Dr Anish K.R. attended the 11th World Congress, World Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR) at Milan ITAL Y on 10-13 November 2012. He presented a paper titled An Evaluation of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Facilities for Homeless Mentally Ill in India. He was invited to be speaker in the Meet the Expert Session on the topic "Challenges & Prospects Of An Indian Model Of Care For The Homeless Mentally Ill: Are The Policies Restrictive Or Inclusive?". He had attended the conference with the support of University Grants Commission's Travel Grant.

Dr. Mary Joseph on 2012 Fulbright –Nehru International Education Administrators’ Seminar (IEAS)

Dr. Mary Venus Joseph, Dean & Administrator, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, was selected for the 2012 Fulbright –Nehru International Education Administrators’ Seminar (IEAS) for a period of two weeks in New York, Washington and Philadelphia from 20th October to 4th November 2012. The participants from India included 12 delegates from various universities in India.

During the programme, Dr. Mary Joseph visited various universities such as George Mason University, George Washington University, Montgomery College, American University, Institute of International Education, Georgetown University at Washington; Bryn Mawr College, Swarthmore College, University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University in Philadelphia

Visit of dr. Mary Venus Joseph, Dean & Administrator to Europe –

Visit to Europe from 2nd to 27th May 2013.

Official Programmes

 

Year Name of the programme Faculty exposure Date Country University Faculty
2011 Global Conference In Defence of the Family Children Culture Participation 16th to 20th June 2011 Bangkok, Thailand Thailand Mrs. Meena Kuruvilla
2011 Aflatoun International Meet Paper presenter 4th to 9th June 2011 Amsterdam, Holland Holland Mr. Antoni M.P
2011 Aflatoun International Meet Paper presenter 4th to 9th June 2011 Amsterdam, Holland Holland Mr. S. Rajeev
2011 Master of Trainers for the Aflatoun programme Regional Master Trainer   Afghanistan and Sri Lanka   Mr.S.Rajeev
2011 International Faculty Exchange Programme Visiting international faculty 14th February 2011 to 18th  March 2011 Belgium Katho, Belgium Mr. Shaju K.K.
2010 International Faculty Exchange Programme Visiting international faculty 26th February 2010 to 31st March 2010 Belgium Katho, Belgium Dr. Sr. Lizy P.J.
2009 Aflatoun International Meet Chaired session   Egypt Egypt Mr. Antoni M.P
2009 Consultative Workshop on “Social Development in Maldives and Role of NGO's"     Chair South Asia ICSW 21st November 2009 Maldives Hoadedhdhoo Association for Development (HAD) Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
2009 ICSW One day Seminar on Peace and Social Development- Role of People Based Organizations (PBO's) Chair South Asia ICSW 2nd, September, 2009 Colombo, Srilanka Fee Trade Union Development Centre, Colombo Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
2009 ICSW National Consultation Workshop on Local And Social Global Welfare:  Role of Civil Society in Nepal Chair South Asia ICSW 12th to 13th July 2009 Nepal SUTRA Centre for Development Education and Research & Kadambari Memorial College of Science and Management, Nepal Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
2009 Supervisory and Advisory Board meeting of the International Council on Social Welfare Member- Supervisory and Advisory Board 26th to 29th June 2009 Johannesburg, South Africa South Africa Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
2009 Faculty Exchange Programme Academic discussion May 2009 USA    Western Michigan University    Fr. Joseph M.K.
2009 International Faculty Exchange Programme Visiting international faculty    2nd February to 8th March 2009    Belgium    Katho, Belgium    Mr. I.V  Soman
2009 International Faculty Exchange Programme            Visiting international faculty 2nd February to 8th March 2008    Belgium Katho, Belgium    Ms. Meena Kuruvilla
2007 Faculty Exchange Programme    Academic discussion   2nd to 28th February 2007    USA    Western Michigan University     Mrs. Mary John
 2006 Academic collaboration discussion      Meeting with Director, International Office and Director, International Social Work programme  November 2006    France    Lille University, France    Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006 Academic collaboration discussion     Academic  discussion    November 2006       Belgium Ghent University, Belgium    Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006  Academic collaboration discussion     Meeting with coordinator, international relations and Professors, school of social work     November 2006     Belgium     Katholeike University, Belgium     Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006 Academic collaboration discussion    Academic discussion with Programme Director of Post graduate studies    October 2006     UK     Kingston University, London, UK   Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006  Academic collaboration discussion     Academic discussion with Graduate Programme Director     October 2006     Canada    York  University, Toronto, Canada Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006 Academic collaboration discussion     Academic discussion    October 2006    Canada    Laval University, Quebec City, Canada  Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006 International Cooperation Days  Participant   October 2006  Ottawa, Canada  Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006 Conference on Violence against Women: Diversifying Social Response-organised by RESOVI-Interdisciplinary -Research Centre on Family Violence and Violence against women (CRI-VIFF)  and Laval University, Quebec     Discussion with Dean of Social Science, Director School of social work     October 2006     Montreal, Canada    Laval University, Quebec    Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2006  Discuss the progress of the twinning programme as well as possibilities of joint research projects         Faculty exchange programme  19th to 21st February 2006     Bangkok, Thailand     Assumption University, Thailand  Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2005 Academic visit    Meeting with Director of IPSOC and Social Work      19th October 2005     Belgium     Katho, Belgium     Fr. Johnson X. Palackappillil
 2005  Academic visit     Discussion with Anne Marie Michael, Dr. Immanuel, Suzanne and Dr. James      18th October 2005     France     Lille, France    Fr. Johnson X. Palackappillil
 2005 Academic visit    Discussion with Dominique Mercure, Pierre Turcotte,    26th September 2005    Canada   Laval University, Quebec, Canada    Fr. Johnson X. Palackappillil
 2005 Academic visit    Discussion with Dean Dr. Early Washington, Dr. Don Cooney, Dr. Fritz, Dr. Donna Weinreich, Dr. Susan Weinger, Dr. Tom Holmes & Gay Walker, Ref. Beatrice Wright    September 2005     USA    Western Michigan University   Fr. Johnson X. Palackappillil
 2005 Academic visit    Discussion with Dean and Associate dean      29th August 2005    Fordham, Newyork    Newyork    Fr. Johnson X. Palackappillil
 2005  International Conference on Digital Libraries –JCDL.  Participant       USA    University of Arizona, USA     Dr. Baby M.D
 2005  International conference on ETD.    Participant      USA    University of Kentucky, USA     Dr. Baby M.D
 2004 AVP training for facilitators     Participant     3rd to 8th February 2004     Hamilton, New Zealand     New Zealand    Dr. Celine Sunny
 2004 8th AVP International Gathering        Presented a paper on Status Report of  AVP Kerala  30th January to 3rd February 2004    Papakura, Marae Aukland, Newzealand    AVP Aolearoa Inc. Hamilton, Newzealand     Dr. Celine Sunny
 2003 South North Debates on Social Security Relationships & Gender    Paper presenter    13th to 17th December 2003    Burkina Faso, West Africa    Africa    Mr. Antoni M.P
 2003 International Faculty Exchange Programme      Visiting international faculty     USA    Western Michigan University, USA     Dr. T.O. Poulose
 2002 Academic visit         To attend ICT meeting as a Library consultant   Philippines San Carlos University, Philippines    Dr. Baby M.D.
 2002  Academic Visit     Academic discussion      June 2002     USA    University of Maryland     Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2002 International Faculty Exchange Programme      Visiting international faculty     April to June 2002     USA     Western Michigan University, USA Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2002  Academic Collaboration      Initial discussion       Thailand     Assumption University     Dr. P.X. Joseph
 2001 International course on Rural Tourism as a mechanism for income generation and job creation for women   Participated and presented paper on “Salient features of home stay projects in Kerala     14th October to 9th November 2001    Haifa, Israel     Ministry of foreign affairs, Israel     Dr. Celine Sunny
 2001 International conference on Social Sciences and Development of Society    Presented a paper     10-12, April, 2001     Kuwait     Kuwait University College of Social Sciences     Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 2001  International Faculty Exchange Programme      Visiting international faculty      USA     University of Maryland, Baltimore     Fr. Johnson X. Palackappillil
 2000 Training programme on Early Childhood Care and Development     Participant     October – November 2000     Haifa, Israel     Ministry of foreign affairs, Israel   Dr. Mary Venus Joseph
 1999 Training in Digital Library Management  Resource person     August 1999     Netherlands     Tilburg University     Dr. Baby M.D.
 1999  Japan Study Programme for Asian Social Service Workers      Participant      4th October to 17th November 1999     Japan           Mr. Antoni M.P
 1997   To assess the different soft ware package for Libraries and to familiarize the digital library concept under MHO Project – 1997, 1998,  2000   Netherlands  The Netherlands, Technical University Delft.    Dr. Baby M.D.
 1997 Hong Kong Study Programme for Asia & Pacific Social Welfare Practitioners      Participant     July & August 1997    Hong Kong          Mr. Antoni M.P
 1995  Asia Pacific Regional Social Services Conference   Paper presenter     20-23 November 1995    New Zealand        Mr. Antoni M.P

 

  • Dr Fr Saju M.D, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences
  • Prof Martin Webber, University of York