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 – Making higher education boost food security, 13 to 31 March 2017, the Netherlands

 

Since I apply the methods from ICRA's course in my classroom, my classes are always full!

Sri Nur Aminah Ngatimin, Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia (ICRA 2016 alumnus)
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As a professional in tertiary agricultural education you are expected to prepare competent graduates 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.

Get ready to make your courses more interactive and interdisciplinary!

How do you provide useful services to the surrounding community? How do you make research relevant for farmers and agribusiness so you better can attract funding?

Join ICRA’s course to find the answers to those challenges. Brace yourself for three challenging weeks with a range of activities such as trainer-assisted group sessions, role plays, case studies and excursions to education institutes.


Course structure

Week 1: Linking education with societal needs
Main topics:
• Labour market oriented curricula development
• Competency-based assessment
• Interactive session design and delivery

Week 2: Learning in real-life contexts and creating meaningful community services
Main topics:
• Problem and practice-based learning
• Academic consultancy training and science shop
• Several study tours to Dutch educational institutes
• Science shop

Week 3: Action research, linking development and education
Main topics:
• Innovation as a learning process
• Stakeholder involvement and role of the researcher Real life example in the Netherlands: study tour

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: 19 October 2016. You may still apply to attend this course till 10 December 2016 if you are able to secure funds yourself.

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 the fellowship funds. We advise you to look for funds from your own organisation or from other sources. Some suggestions are here.

Past courses

 

Date and venue
13 – 31 March 2017
Wageningen, the Netherlands

COURSE BROCHURE 
 

Tuition fee: 3,990 euros
Course costs

Application:
The application is closed.

Scholarships
ICRA courses qualify for Nuffic NFP/MSP (MENA) scholarships.
  
Scholarship application is closed (19 October 2016). 

Please note that ICRA has no funds for financing course participation and is unable to assist applicants in obtaining fellowships. In case you are not eligible for a NFP or MENA Fellowship, you may check this link for other fellowship opportunities: Funding opportunities.
 

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