Higher education

Didn't need no welfare states. Everybody pulled his weight. Gee our old Lasalle ran great. Those were the days. Then one day he was shootin' at some food and up through the ground came a bubblin' crude. Oil that is It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight. Believe it or not I'm walking on air. I never thought I could feel so free. Believe it or not I'm walking on air. I never thought I could feel so free. Flying away on a wing and a prayer. Who could it be? Believe it or not its just me! Baby if you've ever wondered - wondered whatever became of me. I'm living on the air in Cincinnati. Cincinnati WKRP.

The year is 1987 and NASA launches the last of Americas deep space probes." No phone no lights no motor car not a single luxury. Like Robinson Crusoe it's primitive as can be. Goodbye gray sky hello blue. There's nothing can hold me when I hold you. Feels so right it cant be wrong. Rockin' and rollin' all week long? Here he comes Here comes Speed Racer. He's a demon on wheels. black gold. Boy the way Glen Miller played. Songs that made the hit parade. Guys like us we had it made. Those were the days. Just two good ol' boys Never meanin' no harm. Beats all you've ever saw been in trouble with the law since the day they was born. Said Californ'y is the place you ought to be So they loaded up the truck and moved to Beverly. Hills that is. Swimmin' pools movie stars. black gold. So join us here each week my friends you're sure to get a smile from seven stranded castaways here on Gilligans Isle! Texas tea. Sunny Days sweepin' the clouds away. On my way to where the air is sweet. Can you tell me how to get how to get to Sesame Street. Just two good ol' boys Never meanin' no harm. Beats all you've ever saw been in trouble with the law since the day they was born.

Higher education FR

Didn't need no welfare states. Everybody pulled his weight. Gee our old Lasalle ran great. Those were the days. Then one day he was shootin' at some food and up through the ground came a bubblin' crude. Oil that is It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight. Believe it or not I'm walking on air. I never thought I could feel so free. Believe it or not I'm walking on air. I never thought I could feel so free. Flying away on a wing and a prayer. Who could it be? Believe it or not its just me! Baby if you've ever wondered - wondered whatever became of me. I'm living on the air in Cincinnati. Cincinnati WKRP.

The year is 1987 and NASA launches the last of Americas deep space probes." No phone no lights no motor car not a single luxury. Like Robinson Crusoe it's primitive as can be. Goodbye gray sky hello blue. There's nothing can hold me when I hold you. Feels so right it cant be wrong. Rockin' and rollin' all week long? Here he comes Here comes Speed Racer. He's a demon on wheels. black gold. Boy the way Glen Miller played. Songs that made the hit parade. Guys like us we had it made. Those were the days. Just two good ol' boys Never meanin' no harm. Beats all you've ever saw been in trouble with the law since the day they was born. Said Californ'y is the place you ought to be So they loaded up the truck and moved to Beverly. Hills that is. Swimmin' pools movie stars. black gold. So join us here each week my friends you're sure to get a smile from seven stranded castaways here on Gilligans Isle! Texas tea. Sunny Days sweepin' the clouds away. On my way to where the air is sweet. Can you tell me how to get how to get to Sesame Street. Just two good ol' boys Never meanin' no harm. Beats all you've ever saw been in trouble with the law since the day they was born.

Higher education ES

Didn't need no welfare states. Everybody pulled his weight. Gee our old Lasalle ran great. Those were the days. Then one day he was shootin' at some food and up through the ground came a bubblin' crude. Oil that is It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to meet the Muppets on the Muppet Show tonight. Believe it or not I'm walking on air. I never thought I could feel so free. Believe it or not I'm walking on air. I never thought I could feel so free. Flying away on a wing and a prayer. Who could it be? Believe it or not its just me! Baby if you've ever wondered - wondered whatever became of me. I'm living on the air in Cincinnati. Cincinnati WKRP.

The year is 1987 and NASA launches the last of Americas deep space probes." No phone no lights no motor car not a single luxury. Like Robinson Crusoe it's primitive as can be. Goodbye gray sky hello blue. There's nothing can hold me when I hold you. Feels so right it cant be wrong. Rockin' and rollin' all week long? Here he comes Here comes Speed Racer. He's a demon on wheels. black gold. Boy the way Glen Miller played. Songs that made the hit parade. Guys like us we had it made. Those were the days. Just two good ol' boys Never meanin' no harm. Beats all you've ever saw been in trouble with the law since the day they was born. Said Californ'y is the place you ought to be So they loaded up the truck and moved to Beverly. Hills that is. Swimmin' pools movie stars. black gold. So join us here each week my friends you're sure to get a smile from seven stranded castaways here on Gilligans Isle! Texas tea. Sunny Days sweepin' the clouds away. On my way to where the air is sweet. Can you tell me how to get how to get to Sesame Street. Just two good ol' boys Never meanin' no harm. Beats all you've ever saw been in trouble with the law since the day they was born.

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Learning, action research and outreach for inclusive development - Boosting competencies in higher education, 10 – 28 Oct 2016

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 communities? To what extent is your research relevant and useful to farmers and agribusiness? This course helps you find the answers to these questions.

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“ICRA’s course has changed my professional life. This is where I learned how to design and deliver a labour market responsive curriculum that fits my students' needs.”
Syatrawati, lecturer extension and community services, Pangkep State Polytechnic of Agriculture, Indonesia

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.

Structure of the course

Week 1:
Interactive teaching and training skills for competency-based education.

Main topics:
Competency-based learning
Interactive teaching skills, dealing with difficult dynamics
Session design and delivery 
Flipping the class room

Week 2:
Learning in real-life contexts and creating meaningful community services. Excursions to higher education institutes in the Netherlands

Main topics:
Problem-based learning
Academic consultancy training
Science shop, assessment of real-life learning

Week 3: 
Action research, linking development and education.

Main topics: 
Design of action research through multi-stakeholder approaches
Combining the role of lecturer and researcher

Target audience

The course is specially designed for people working in tertiary agricultural and rural education. Candidates should be proficient in English, have at least five years professional experience, preferably in tertiary agricultural and rural education and related fields and have approval of their institution to participate.
 

Application deadline (for scholarships): 22 March 2016

Applicants who arrange their own financial support for participation face less competition and have a bigger chance of getting selected. The chance of being awarded a fellowship is generally slim as there are many applicants for these fundsWe advise you to look for funds from your own organisation or from other sources. Some suggestions are here.

  


Learning, action research and outreach for inclusive development - Boosting competencies in higher education, 10 – 28 Oct 2016

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.

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Past courses

 

Date and venue
10  – 28 Oct 2016
Wageningen, the Netherlands

Course brochure   

Course costs
Tuition fee: 3,990 euros
Cost estimate

Application is closed

Terms and conditions

Scholarships
ICRA courses qualify for Nuffic NFP/MSP (MENA) scholarships.
The deadline for submitting scholarship applications for this course has now PASSED however.