"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


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


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


January 2015 - December 2016


Germany, Kenya, Uganda


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


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.


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.


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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