"Developing e-Learning Materials for Teachers Training in Environmental Sciences
(E-Learning and PGIS), Kenya & Uganda"

Project Type

Capacity building project for Alumni from German Academic Exchange Service DAAD

Partner

Freie Universität Berlin (Applicant), Germany; Kenyatta University, Kenya; Makerere University, Uganda; IWM Expert GmbH, Germany

Management

IWM Expert GmbH contracted by Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Physical Geography

Duration

January 2015 - December 2016

Location

Germany, Kenya, Uganda

Funding

Volume: 235.000 € (172.000 € funded by the German Academic Exchange Service | 63.000 € own contribution)

Objectives

The project aims at building competences in E-learning, Participatory Geographical Information Systems and Integrated Watershed Management at university level to increase academic training capacities for primary and secondary teachers in Kenya and Uganda.

Activities

Conduction of four training seminars, each of one week (1 in Germany, 1 in Kenya, and 2 in Uganda). Participants undertook practical PGIS work and translated the results into self-explanatory e-learning materials.

Archievments

20 experts from Kenyan and Ugandan higher education and training institutes developed competences in developing e-learning materials with regard to participatory geographical information systems to be utilised by primary and secondary school teachers.

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