COVID 19

English for Staff College

At the end of 2019, HIE was approached by our good neighbour, Staff College, with the request to provide an English course for their as part of their military training programme. More than 50 staff were initially tested and included serving personnel not only from Mauritania but also other countries including Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Mali. The programme required 80 …

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Change of command at HIE

A handover ceremony took place at HIE on October 26th to welcome the new Commandant, Colonel Mohamed Lemine Zamel to his new post and to bid farewell and good luck to the outgoing Commandant, Capitaine de Vaisseau, Mohamed Mahmoud El Hadramy. The guest of honour was General De Brigades, Deputy Chief of the Army, Moctar Bolle. He welcomed the new …

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Covid 19

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When Covid-19 hit Mauritania in late March 2020 and made face-to-face teaching no longer viable, HIE rose to the challenge and instigated a series of initiatives, which enabled it to continue delivering all of its academic programmes. Initially, the Zoom app was used, but emerging technical issues meant that an alternative had to be found. Whatsapp was the app that …

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Risk Mitigation Measures

  Domain Risk Control Measure Transportation Infection due to close proximity of passengers. Staff – 14 plus driver on the big bus, 9 plus driver on the small bus. Numbers to be monitored and anticipated before travel. Catering Communal use of water dispenser Close proximity food consumption in canteen Removal of water dispensers. All users to bring own water to …

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Risk Mitigation Measures/Protocols

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If you are at home and are displaying symptoms which might indicate the Covid-19 virus, in the first instance, self-isolate, and inform HIE. If symptoms worsen, call the Ministry of Health call centre 1155 number to alert the authorities. If you feel unwell during the working day at HIE, in the first instance, alert the Head of Secretariat/Student services. You …

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Classroom Etiquette

Students to use hand sanitizer provided before sitting at desks. All students to wear face masks. Students to sit at the same desk each day. Students not to shake hands when greeting each other. Students to bring in all necessary learning materials, including notebooks, pens, pencils, pencil sharpeners, rubbers and textbooks. Students should not share their learning materials. Only the …

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B3 – Session 5

This session was unique because of the circumstances in which the institute had to operate. It started on February 10, 2020, and it was supposed to finish on July 11, 2020. However, as a result of COVID-19 hit, we were forced to shut down by the end of the second of week of March. The situation presents HIE with many …

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BP Technicians Programme

HIE In-Service participated in an event organised by BP and held at the Tfeila Hotel, Wednesday 15th January. Twenty-five trainee technicians had been selected after a very competitive recruitment drive and were onboarding with BP; an induction that included 2 days with senior BP staff out from UK. Their training programme could be up to 4 years during which time …

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