PBL as a way to increase multidisciplinary collaborations

Srijana Gajmer, faculty from the Electronics and Communication Engineering Department in JNEC, Bhutan tells us her impressions about PBL in teaching and learning.

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PBL as an approach to build trust and raise awareness in Bhutan

Student teams conducted a case study focusing on sustainable approaches to landfilling in the municipal landfill Matanga in Samdrup Jongkhar.

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Mini Dissemination event in Nepal

Nepali HEIs in cooperation with IISc Bangalore, Aalto University and TU Delft conducted a mini dissemination event in Nepal. 

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Contextualising PBL methods to the South Asian context in Mumbai

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, hosted an intensive training programme to identify and deliberate on best practices in PBL education in the South Asian context. The training brought together academic staff and students from Indian, Nepalese, Bhutanese, Finnish, Dutch and Lithuanian universities, to jointly conduct case studies related to the built environment in the Mumbai area..

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Design thinking to redefine educational approaches

In October 2019 a curriculum design workshop was hosted by IISC to come up with strategies to apply design thinking to the redesign of curriculum and course implementation plans for Nepalese and Bhutanese partner HEIs.

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Strengthening the application of PBL methods through hands-on approaches

In August 2019, an intensive pilot PBL case-workshop that included faculty from South Asian partners and students from different partner universities was conducted.

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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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PBL South Asia project Kicked off – 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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Aalto University
Riina Subra
Avinash Dhital

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Venkata Santosh Kumar Delhi
Nepal Engineering College
Durgaprasad Bhandari
Asian Institute of Technology & Management
Lena Sthapit
Kathmandu University
Diwakar Bista
Royal University of Bhutan
Hemlal Bhattarai

Delft University of Technology
Jan-Carel Diehl
Kaunas University of Technology
Andrius Jurelionis
Sagarmatha Engineering College
Ramesh Kumar Shrestha

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Apoorv Naresh Bhatt

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