Are you looking for ways of motivating your students to participate actively in your courses? Are you challenged to develop curricula that prepare competent graduates for the labour market or for even start their own business? This course helps you to create links with the labour market and match the demands of the private and public agricultural sectors.
Your work will have great and meaningful effect when you know how:
Combine your teaching tasks with service delivery to farmers, agri-businesses or civil society organisations
"A cross cutting course, an eye opener which must not be missed by anyone in higher education. A pure remedy on all problems of our education system. It taught us to be inclusive in our education system. Including all stakeholders for the betterment of you societies."
Pedzisai Matimbe, iCRA Alumni from Zimbabwe
The course 'Making Education Work' is a three-months blended learning programme. It combines the advantages of group learning and digital (on and offline) learning instruments.
In the group training you will learn from people from different contexts, getting exposure to other realities during real-life case studies and field visits. During the group training you will also be exposed to interactive learning and facilitation techniques.
The digital instruments will allow you to learn in the time that suite best to your agenda. It will also assure application and adaptation to your own context, while being coached by trainers with a wide range of experience.
You will learn how to link your classes with the future job reality of your students by identifying the needs of the labour market. You will learn practical ways to go beyond conventional teaching methodology in your courses. Based on your fellow participants’ cases you will learn to assess students’ competencies beyond the traditional exams. You will also visit Dutch education institutes to see these tools in action.
You will learn to present with impact and use video as a tool to sell your key message to your students and trainees. You will learn how to create more interaction in small and large audience and motivate student to take a pro-active approach.
The digital modules consist of audio and video files, transcripts, ready-made templates, background reading and practical assignments deepening the materials dealt with in the face-to-face training.
You will get personal feedback from the iCRA trainers and fellow trainees on your practical assignments as well as coaching as you apply your learnings in your own context. We help you achieve your personal learning objectives and beyond
During online group mastermind sessions, you can ask all the questions you like and discuss and reflect upon common challenges with your fellow trainees and iCRA trainer.
The course is specially designed for professionals who...
This course is a recognised NUFFIC course and therefore qualifies for OKP & MENA Scholarships. Each course participant will receive a certificate of attendance after successfully completing the course.