PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING in East Africa brings together multidisciplinary student teams from four universities to develop sustainable solutions to community challenges in 2017–2020.





Highlights


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Aalto students meet their East African colleagues during the next month when multidisciplinary project courses’ teams work on sustainable innovation challenges as a part of Problem Based Learning in East Africa -project. In Kampala, Uganda, Sustainable Global Technologies Studio Course students’ and Makerere University students’ collaboration has had a great start. Upcycling plastic waste in...
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Students of Problem Based Learning showcase their ideas on recycling plastic waste

Student teams from the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology, Makerere University and Aalto University (Finland), have been working together under the umbrella of the Problem Based Learning East Africa Initiative to find ways to turn plastic waste into valuable products...
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PBL East Africa kicked off in Nairobi Innovation Week:

Aalto Global Impact and University of Nairobi hosted an open event with a focus on problem-based learning in East Africa. University of Nairobi’s campus is filled with buzz this week. The fourth Nairobi Innovation Week features dozens of events and 100 pitches of start-ups, among others. The official side-events were kicked off on March 5th...
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Upcoming events


October 2018

Faculty workshop in Kampala

January–March 2019

Student field trips

Late 2019

Faculty workshop in Dar es Salaam


Partners




The project is funded by the HEI ICI Programme by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, and facilitated by Aalto Global Impact, which promotes Aalto University’s research and educational programmes for societal impact globally.