2 Feb. 2017 - The Seychelles Institute of Art and Design (SIAD) of the
Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development and the Constance Ephelia
Seychelles signed a Memorandum of Understanding
(MOU) on Friday 27th January 2017 at the Constance Ephelia Resort.
MOU was signed by the Director of the Seychelles SIAD Mrs Christine Payet and
the Resident Manager of Constance Ephelia Seychelles Mrs. Sasha Tyas, and was
attended by the staff, students, key stakeholders and other distinguished
The Memorandum which came into effect on Friday 27th
January 2017 will make provision for both parties to establish areas of common
interest and it commits both establishments to work together for the benefit of
the students, artists and the wider education and artistic communities.
also seeks to establish a framework for cooperation between the Seychelles
Institute of Art and Design of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource
Development and the Constance Ephelia Seychelles for a period of three years.
signing of the document is subsequent to the production of a Calendar Art
Project for Constance Ephelia Seychelles initiated by Mrs. Tyas in 2016 and
created by SIAD students, with the supervision of staff members.
Ephelia Seychelles has confirmed that over 750 copies of the calendar have
either been distributed or given as gifts to clients of the hotel during those
past few weeks. The management of the hotel stated that the calendar was
favored over other exotic gift packs offered by the resort during the festive
the ceremony, SIAD also officially launched its website designed by Mr.