Srijana Gajmer, faculty from the Electronics and Communication Engineering Department in JNEC, Bhutan tells us her impressions about PBL in teaching and learning.
Student teams conducted a case study focusing on sustainable approaches to landfilling in the municipal landfill Matanga in Samdrup Jongkhar.
Nepali HEIs in cooperation with IISc Bangalore, Aalto University and TU Delft conducted a mini dissemination event in Nepal.
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..
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.
In August 2019, an intensive pilot PBL case-workshop that included faculty from South Asian partners and students from different partner universities was conducted.
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.
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.
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.