Problem-Based Learning in

South Asian Universities

PBL South Asia develops best practices in problem-based education as a joint initiative between ten universities that are located in Finland, India, Nepal, Bhutan, the Netherlands and Lithuania.




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Samulson Neupane wants to make learning more interactive and interesting

We interviewed Samulson Neupane from Asian Institute of Technology & Management (AITM) in Nepal to hear, what he thinks about the PBL approach to teaching and learning.
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Problem Based Learning (PBL) for South Asian Universities – An EU Project

The project aims to bridge learning between universities in Europe and South Asia, in terms of technical exchanges, strengthening the capacity of partner higher education institutes and to breed local innovation ecosystems.
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New cooperative project develops problem-based learning in South Asia

A new Erasmus + project coordinated by Aalto Global Impact will establish a sustainable development learning platform with partners in Europe and India, Nepal and Bhutan.
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Strengthen the capacity of partner HEIs in Nepal, Bhutan and India and contribute to local innovation ecosystems
• In Nepal and Bhutan, embed PBL content into existing project courses and/or establish new courses.
• In India, influence national educational content development.
Integrate themes of sustainable development, social responsibility and human rights into educational practice through PBL.
Consolidate best practices in PBL, from East and West, and create synergy between local design and innovation goals and global business and innovation contexts.

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Aalto University
Riina Subra
riina.subra@aalto.fi
Avinash Dhital
avinash.dhital@aalto.fi
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Venkata Santosh Kumar Delhi
venkatad@iitb.ac.in
Nepal Engineering College
Durgaprasad Bhandari
durgaelx@gmail.com
Asian Institute of Technology & Management
Lena Sthapit
lenasthapit@gmail.com
Kathmandu University
Diwakar Bista
diwakarbista@ku.edu.np
Royal University of Bhutan
Andu Dukpa
www.jnec.edu.bt
Delft University of Technology
Jan-Carel Diehl
J.C.Diehl@tudelft.nl
Kaunas University of Technology
Laura Jankauskaitė-Jurevičienė
laura.jankauskaite-jureviciene@ktu.lt
Sagarmatha Engineering College
Ramesh Kumar Shrestha
ramesh@sagarmatha.edu.np
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Shakuntala Acharya
shakuntala.acharya@icloud.com