Transnational Education and Community Health Collaborative (Teach CoLab) was established in 2017 between universities based on the West Coast of the US and South East of Ireland. We are primarily concerned with an exchange of information and experience with respect to methods of inquiry, digital technologies and innovative pedagogy to prepare emerging health professionals to practice in a diverse and global society.

Contact details and affiliate biographies can be found on the relevant pages.

This conference presentation video provides a good overview of the partnership.

Latest Blog Posts

  • Erasmus+ Exchange Program Part 2; Maya Nikolic
    Introduction: Hi everyone! Before we begin, check out the first part of this blog, titled “Erasmus+ Exchange; Maya Nikolic” to view the inside scoop of my time in Waterford City from March to April. As a quick recap, my name is Maya Nikolic and I’m in my final year studying public health at the University of Washington Bothell. Just as
  • Life Is Like Mapping A Tattoo, My Journey Through Erasmus (Part 2)
    Ever since the first, I’ve looked forward to the days ahead of me where I can get my next one.  The first tattoo I got was something that I loved since I was a child, a Pokemon trainer and Pikachu sprite from the original Red and Blue games on my left ankle. I essentially grew up with it similar to
  • Life Is Like Mapping A Tattoo, My Journey Through Erasmus (Part 1)
    My name is Andy Pham. I’m a fourth-year student at the University of Washington Bothell and was also another student accepted into the Erasmus exchange program through South East Technological University. I’m currently majoring in public health with minors in health education and global health and look to carry those ambitions of healthy communities into modern day public health projects

Latest Podcasts

  • Sexual Health Education in Practice
    (L to R – Magdalene Tran, Celia Thomas, Rob O’Connor) While in Ireland as part of the latest Teach CoLab partner meeting, US-based sexual health educators Celia Thomas and Magdalene Tran join SETU’s Rob O’Connor in the studio to discuss their work and their relationship with Teach CoLab.   You should find the podcast on all
  • Erasmus+ Exchange 2024 (Before)
    (Photo from L to R: Georgina Leahy, Christina O’Reilly, Andy Pham, Rob O’Connor, Maya Nikolic) In March 2024, a number of students from the University of Washington Bothel (USA) and South East Technological University (Ireland) began an exchange programme, funded via Erasmus+ and facilitated through Teach CoLab.   Rob O’Connor of SETU spoke with a
  • Student Exchange: Americans in Ireland 2022
    Two exchange students from Washington State reflect on their experiences of life in Waterford, Ireland. In a very open and easy fashion, students Mindy Vu and Jennifer Dinh talk with Rob O’Connor (from Waterford) about the people they met and places they’ve visited during their time in Ireland. They also compare discuss differences in the academic approaches of the Irish and US systems.