PUM Educating the Next Generation.
This spring the PUM Netherlands Senior
Expert program financed the first working conference where vocational
educational education institutes from Indonesia, Ghana and Tanzania
participated. There where four schools, two from Indonesia ( one from
Java and and from Sumatra) and one from Tanzania an one from Ghana.
The main objective was to demonstrate
to them what we where telling them about blended learning,
asynchronous learning and the use of open source in education. Being
at their schools in their own country we where able toe explain what
they may have improved in their way of teaching. But being here an
seeing how there methods look like in real life helped them to
understand the challenge they have to undertake en the goals they are
After fourteen days of visiting schools
and businesses, attending lectures on Moodle, Blended Learning and
demonstrations of the way open source can help to support these kind
of learning concepts, the participants left for home with their heads
filled with ideas and inspired to pick up the challenge.