Institusjon: Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet NMBU)

Prosjekttype: FoU prosjekt

Prosjektperiode: 2016-2018

Prosjekt webside: www.waterh.eu

Prosjektleder/veileder navn: Harsha Ratnaweera harsha@nmbu.no

Formål / Sammendrag:

The WaterH Erasmus + project intends to harmonise teaching and pedagogical approaches in water related graduate education in 10 partner universities from China, Germany, Norway, Poland, Sri Lanka, Ukraine.

The main goal of the project is to to develop improved learning and teaching tools, methodologies and pedagogical approaches using best practices. As a result, there will be developed skills in multiple use of resources and long-term planning for multiple benefits in such a way that project partners will have harmonized teaching and pedagogical approaches in water related gradual education.

Objectives:

Develop learning and teaching tools, methodologies and pedagogical approaches on 6 courses related to water

Upgrade laboratories together with lab courses and teaching tools, so that graduates are more attractive and suitable to their future employers.

Develop e-learning modules using the resources from newly developed courses

Train staff to think more from a user perspective, creating better opportunities for graduates and opportunities for contract research

Train staff to think multi-purpose utilization of resources and opportunities to enhance enterprise collaborations

Strengthen entrepreneurship skills both for students and staff as a tool for securing financial sustainability

Secure quality assurance of educational programs facilitating credit transfers

Dissemination of project results and success stories motivating non-partners to adopt project results

The WaterH Erasmus + project is funded by EU Erasmus + Programme – Capacity Building in Higher Education.