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Virtual Center for Innovative Pedagogy

The Virtual Center for Pedagogical Innovation (CVIP) develops excellence initiatives in innovative pedagogy for the Université Côte d’Azur and its member institutions. 

The CVIP provides the support and aid necessary for innovative pedagogy: tools, strategies, learning devices, and a network of people active in the field. It is a resource to facilitate the transformation of higher education.




You are a teacher

Would you like to rethink your courses or be trained in new pedagogies? 

Participate in our CAIeRO days, enroll in our Innovative Pedagogy University Degree (Diplôme Universitaire, DU), and participate in our Skills-Based Outreach Program!


You are a company 

Do you have an idea that you want to turn into a concept? Do you need a demo or prototype to test one of your concepts?

Demola and the INVENT@UCA program are the solutions for you!


You are a student

Take advantage of the opportunity to take part in innovative training courses designed to boost your CV!

Discover our Demola program to co-create and innovate with companies.



CAIeRO (Creating Aligned Interactive educational Resource Opportunities)

CAIeRO is a tool at the disposal of UCA teachers to support the creation of innovative blended learning courses. During an intensive 2-day training course, you will be accompanied by expert educational designers trained in the CAIeRO approach.

Two CAIeRO sessions were launched in 2017. Fifty Université Côte d’Azur instructors have already been trained to design 11 master’s programs for UNS, SKEMA, CNRS, and Inria.

Visit our website soon to find out the dates of future sessions, hosted by UCA facilitators.

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University Degree (Diplôme Universitaire, DU) in Innovative Pedagogy (DU-PI)

An original training course lasting 3 months (from April to June) to accompany teachers in the transformation of their courses or educational programs.

The curriculum consists of three modules:

◦                     Module 1: Plan your course (objectives, evaluation)

◦                     Module 2: Create your course (resources, activities)

◦                     Module 3: Facilitate your course (practice and coaching)

After obtaining your university diploma in innovative pedagogy (DU-PI), you will be ready for the next school year with your transformed courses!

Training in 2018: Visit the website at the beginning of the year.

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Skills-Based Outreach Program (APC)

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INVENT@UCA develops an innovative and integrated educational path that offers students and companies a real opportunity of progressive personal achievement in innovation and entrepreneurship.

This is achieved through :

  •  a combined approach of digital transformation projects based on real-life business cases, 
  •  knowledge acquisition by hybrid and practical lessons.


DEMOLA Program

Participate in the DEMOLA program, 3 months of IMMERSION in a company–student co-creation program with real cases.

The first session began September 2017.

To participate and for more information, see:

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