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Consortium Meeting for the CDAE project: project developments and concerns

During the study visit in Hue University, on the 1st of September, all partners attended the consortium meeting for the revision of all project activities and the discussion of the upcoming plan. Moreover, the Master program in Agroecology (pilot program) was approved by the Hue University President on March 1, 2022, to allow University of Agriculture and Forestry to carry out this program.


Study Visits in Hue University and Benguet State University

In the framework of the CDAE Project under the Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (Capacity Building for Higher Education) funded by the European Union, Hue University (Vietnam) and Benguet State University (Philippines) have conducted successfully two study visits in their institutions from August 29 to September 9, 2022.

The two Study Visits in Vietnam and the Philippines were part of the lineup events under Work Package 3: Capacity Building for Administrative and Academic Staff for Hue University, VNUA, BSU and CLSU. These events primarily aim to capacitate the Academic and Administrative staff of these universities through professional training, in preparation for the soon-to-be offered Master of Science in Agroecology program at their institutions.



The study visit hosted by Hue University was held from August 29 to September 2, 2022 offering training for the Hue University and VNUA staff, while the one hosted by the Benguet State University was held from September 5-9, 2022, offering training for the BSU and CLSU staff.



The capacity building training (VET Trainings) for academic staff includes Modules of Management skills, Critical thinking and Logic skills, Inclusive teaching Methodologies, Course Design and Evaluation, and Entrepreneurship skills. While VET Training for administrative staff includes Modules of Business Administration skills, Curriculum Design and Evaluation, Presentation skills, Fundraising skills and Net-working skills.

The European partners, Polytechnic of Coimbra, Mendel University and Novel Group Sarl served as learning service providers for the capacity building.



The study visits also included a field trip at Thành Trung farm, Quảng Thọ Commune, Quảng Điền District, Thua Thien Hue Province in Vietnam, and an excursion to Highland Farm and Vegetables and Grape Farm Landscapes in Philippines.



Interviews with Asian partners

Novel team conducted 7 individual interviews with partners from Vietnam, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, to define the special requirements of the Asian partner Universities, for the delivery of Vocational Education Training courses within their respected Universities. The VET courses will train academic and administrative staff in the 21st century skills. Staff from Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Hue University of Vietnam, Benguet State University in the Philippines, Central Luzon State University in the Philippines, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka gave their insights, suggestions and opinions, all of which will be taken into consideration for the development of effective and productive VET courses. #CDAEProject #ErasmusPlus #TheAgroecologyWay More information: https://agroecologyproject.eu/ | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Project Meeting with HUE

On the 30th of June, Novel team met online with Hue University of Vietnam, the Coordinator of the CDAE Agroecology project, to discuss about the project’s next steps. Vocational Education Training courses on 21st century skills, for both academic and administrative staff, are on their way. The CDAE Agroecology website will give direct access to the Agroecology Virtual Learning Platform where courses’ training material will be available online. Stay tuned! #CDAEProject #ErasmusPlus #TheAgroecologyWay More information: https://agroecologyproject.eu/ | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Project Meeting

On the 30th of September, the CDAE Agroecology project team participated in the online meeting to discuss the project outcomes and plan the future study visits that will take place soon. A training plan for Vocational Education Training courses is currently under development by Novel Group and all consortium members have provided their feedback and comments.

Training Modules on the 21st-century skills for academic and administrative staff are on their way.
Stay tuned!

#CDAEProject #ErasmusPlus #TheAgroecologyWay

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