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News Report of Strategic Collaboration Signing Ceremony Between EICC and Flex Learning

EICC joins hands with Flex Learning to promote and lead educational innovation

--Embracing innovation, co-construction, sharing, and win-win

EICC ELITE Global College (EGC) - EICC Offline Delivery Centre having presence in Brazil, South Africa

Cambridge, 6 January 2023 –ELITE Innovation College Cambridge, today announces the start of academic cooperation between EICC and Flex Learning, Brazil

On 4th January 2023, Professor Richard Li-Hua, Founder and President of ELITE Innovation College Cambridge (EICC), United Kingdom, and Daniela Pieralisi Fraga Netto, Founderand CEO of Flex Learning System Ltda (Flex Learning), Brazil, jointly signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement. Both parties shared an exciting vision in tackling the challenges and opportunities for developing future leaders and managers in the post COVID-19 era.

Strategic Collaboration Signing Ceremony Between EICC And Flex Learning

Professor Richard Li-Hua

Founder and President of ELITE Innovation College Cambridge

Professor Richard Li-Hua expressed at the signing ceremony, “It is a great privilege to be a strategic partner with Flex Learning, Brazil. And this wonderful signing is an official start with Flex Learning for a long term and productive partnership. We are proud that we have pioneered Agora ELITE O2O Innovative Structure. We offer holistic education through reframing Oxbridge model. We are very privileged to have strong connection with Oxbridge with the state of art of technology and world class collegial, inspirational and academic ambiance and environment. We warmly welcome colleagues and students from Flex Learning to visit EICC in Cambridge. And we look forward to visit your beautiful campus in Brazil.”

Dr Addoul Almehdie, Vice President of Global Engagement and Director of Global Recruitment, ELITE Innovation College Cambridge

Dr Addoul Almehdie expressed at the signing ceremony, “We are very happy to cooperate with Flex Learning. EICC focuses on academic quality, globalization and global participation, and strategic cooperation with global partners. In 2023, there will be more convenient opportunities for international exchanges and cooperation, which is very beneficial to the cooperation between us. We are looking forward to joining hands with Flex Learning to integrate into the global higher education development network and bring a world-class learning experience to all the students globally.

Daniela Pieralisi Fraga Netto, Founder and CEO of Flex Learning

Daniela Pieralisi Fraga Netto, Founder and CEO of Flex Learning expressed at the signing ceremony, “We are very happy to make such a great strategic collaboration with ELITE Innovation College Cambridge. We appreciate the strong features of ELITE education of innovation and entrepreneurship. We look forward to building a fruitful collaboration with EICC and great partnership!”

Débora Bernardino Vargas,COO of Flex Learning


Débora Bernardino Vargas, COO of Flex Learning expressed at the signing ceremony, “We are very happy to make such a great strategic collaboration with ELITE Innovation College Cambridge. The cooperation with ELITE Innovation College Cambridge will enable us to obtain a wider range of global academic resources and partners. We are eagerly looking forward to the multi-faceted in-depth cooperation with EICC”.

1. ELITE Global College (EGC) - EICC Offline Delivery Centre having presence in Brazil, South Africa

According to the agreement, both parties will make efforts for the promotion and design, development and implementation of the bespoke ELITE Global College (EGC)- EICC ELITE Global College/Offline Delivery Centre, including Doctoral Delivery Centre and Centre of International Technology Transfer in Brazil, where EICC’s degree and non-degree programmes including EICC bespoke Executive Development Programmes (EDPs) are delivered online and offline in Brazil.

2. EICC-Flex Learning Research Center in Brazil, South Africa

Both parties agree to establish together a center for research excellence dedicated to PhD studies. To have reconstruction of education intelligently, with innovation leading the future, both parties will work together in leading and promoting educational innovation, providing overall education, holistic education, through reconstructing the Oxbridge model and to have mutual recognition of adaptation of the emerging and innovative model during the pandemic and in the post-epidemic era.

3. Both parties agree with the Exchange Opportunities for Staff Exchange, Staff Development and Visiting Scholars

Both Parties will make efforts in developing opportunities for staff exchange, staff development and visiting scholars from Flex Learning, teacher training, for the enhancement of teachers' teaching and research level, joint papers, presentation and joint publication, joint seminars and workshops, professional level improvement, English proficiency improvement and academic promotion, for the enhancement of the internationalization of Flex Learning. EICC will also provide bespoke EDP Programmes for the colleagues and staffs at Flex Learning, which including the following programmes:

  • Chief Innovation Officer (CIO)

  • Global Leadership for Women (GLW)

  • Transformational Leadership Embraces Innovation (TLEI)

  • Leadership in Global Higher Education (LGHE)

Profile of Flex LearningSystem Ltda

Flex Learning emerged concomitantly with the need for Uniamerica's trilingualism project, being thefirst company incubated by the University, with the challenge that basic education schools faced - and still face, with students interested in international programs without the necessary proficiency in the Englishlanguage.

It was when the founder, Ryon Braga, realized the importance of a company that focused solely onthe internationalization of Brazilian educational institutions, knowing the challenges characteristic of the cultureand bringing studentseffective opportunities.

Today we represent several international educational solutions to broaden the horizon of students so that they can follow the professional and academic path they want, without any territorial limits. Flex Learning is one of the biggest references in the internationalization of the educational area in the country. We transform institutions by opening doors and allowing students to have easy access to severaluniversities around the world.

Profile of ELITE Innovation College Cambridge(EICC):

ELITE Innovation College Cambridge (EICC) is a British Educational Institution that provides undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes with our co-branded academic partners, and executive education, workshops, conferences, and seminars in various subjects, locally, internationally, and globally, working with Partners in the United Kingdom, Asia, Africa North America and the Middle East.

ELITE is an acronym of E-Learning of Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship. It was during the COVID-19 pandemic that ELITE Innovation College Cambridge (EICC) was consolidated and re-created. Still, its history can be traced back to 2006, when a group of outstanding management scholars launched CAMOT[1] during IAMOT [2] International Conference in Tsinghua University.

IAMOT [2] International Conference at Tsinghua University

The four colleges: Innovation College, Technology College, Entrepreneurship College and Global Leadership College that we have established based upon the 15 years of accumulation of global academic resources. The colleges provide an academic arm of EICC, as well as extra liberal arts curriculum to our degree and non-degree programmes, and qualifications that we deliver for the enhancement of student journey which delivers alongside our degree awarding power universities.

Four colleges of EICC

Further, our Agoura ELITE O2O Innovative Structure is what differentiates EICC from conventional higher education. This structure is based upon the education of innovation and entrepreneurship, delivered through a novel platform that challenges the traditional ways of learning. Coupled with prestigious academic quality, global engagement, and strategic collaboration with worldwide partners, EICC provides significant value to its students.

EICC headquarter at St. John's Innovation Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Our strength lies in our innovation and entrepreneurial spirit that underpins a holistic educational framework and a unique pedagogy with online capabilities to create a focused and flexible environment for our learners. This environment combines online learning and offline delivery centres in cities around the world, which extends access to provide engaged social learning experience. This learning model combines explicit and tacit knowledge transfer that is entrenched in human learning behaviour and contributes to the delivery of an enriched and enhanced student experience.

EICC headquarter at St. John's Innovation Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom

In addition, EICC's global research and engagement, which includes EICC’s Global Innovation Webinar series and the Global University President Forum, develops and sustains worldwide higher education, research and global engagement, creates globally connected learning and practice communities so as to enhance the learning journey and student experience. We are privileged to be a strategic partner of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).

Over a decade, we have been successfully organizing international conferences and forums with global universities, including Tsinghua University (CAMOT Conference 2014 Beijing) and University of Cambridge (CAMOT Conference 2016 Cambridge) and University of Law (University President Forum 2021 London) with university presidents, vice-chancellors, deans, experts, scholars, government officials and doctoral candidates in the field of higher education participated in the events.

We are also honored to be Agora co-branded strategic partners with Trinity Western University (TWU) in Canada, along with University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and University of Law (ULaw), Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) in the United Kingdom. We are also in the delivery of degree and non-degree undergraduate, postgraduate, and taught & research programmes in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

We look forward to having sincere cooperation with like-minded people and institutions to meet the opportunities and challenges of global higher education in the epidemic and post-epidemic era. Leading educational innovation and promoting educational innovation together.

[1] China Association for Management of Technology (CAMOT).

[2] International Association for Management of Technology (IAMOT).

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