Learning, action research and outreach for inclusive development: Boosting competencies in higher education

An ICRA course for professionals involved in tertiary agricultural education


Wageningen, the Netherlands 10–28 October 2016 (3 weeks)

Professionals in tertiary agricultural education are expected to prepare competent graduates ready for the job market. In addition, you are requested to do action research that contributes to innovation for food security, and provide services for rural communities that support inclusive development. Are you ready to make your courses more interactive and interdisciplinary  How do competency based learning approaches affect the way you design your courses? How do you determine what services to provide to surrounding community? To what extent is your research relevant and useful to farmers and agribusiness? The course helps you to find the answers to these questions. It is challenging and hands-on with a range of activities such as trainer assisted group sessions, role play, case studies and excursions to Dutch universities. Click here for more information.

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