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The project has six high level results which are divided into activities as follows.

  • Result 1: Forestry curriculum reflects the needs of local and global societies
    • Activity 1.1:  Survey of local and international educational needs and emerging issues in forestry. The people to be surveyed shall include forestry alumni, industry, academics, NGOs, government agencies, and other relevant stakeholders
    • Activity 1.2:  One seminar for staff on emerging local, national and international issues in forestry.
    • Activity 1.3:  Curriculum review and update by stakeholders and scientific community taking into account new concepts of social, political and economic demands of the national and international society.The project has six high level results which are divided into activities as follows.
  • Result 2: ICT methods are integrated and effectively used in forestry education
    • Activity 2.1:  Development of ICT teaching facilities and educational platform relevant to the needs of forestry education at University of Eldoret using the expertise, strengths and experience of the University of Eastern Finland.
    • Activity 2.2: Design and implementation of integrative pilot forestry and ICT courses and assignments. Development and implementation of model course using modern pedagogical methods and ICT.
    • Activity 2.3:Development of a new distant learning curriculum that will foster the role of University of Eldoret as an East-African hub for professional forestry education
  • Result 3: Teachers use updated pedagogical methods and teaching materials
    • Activity 3.1: Training of trainers in new pedagogical and ICT-based learning methodologies.
    • Activity 3.2: Development and dissemination of new and relevant teaching e-materials like study guides and manuals, and internet tools as main diffusion instruments.
  • Result 4: Active partnerships and networks with international and local communities exist
    • Activity 4.1: Establishment of a database of staff indicating areas of specialization, strengths and weaknesses.
    • Activity 4.2: Facilitate interchange of staff and students between partners, IPFE institutions and other policy forums
  • Result 5: Relevance and Importance of forestry by the local communities is recognized
    • Activity 5.1: Collection, development and distribution of materials about forestry from the local knowledge
    • Activity 5.2:  Establishment of policy forums with politicians and other stakeholders/interest groups in order to increase awareness of the importance of forestry so as to promote cooperation and increase their involvement in forestry activities.
    • Activity 5.3:  Development of an improved web image (web site, social networks presence, learning platform) for the School of Natural Resource Management
    • Activity 5.4: Enhancement of quality assurance system and processes for forestry education at University of Eldoret
  • Result 6: Coordination of the project
    • Activity 6.1: Coordination of the activities of the project including activities, board meetings, budgeting and reporting of the project.
    • Activity 6.2: First board meeting at which the annual work plans are accepted and other issues concerning the progress and success of the project are discussed.
    • Activity 6.3: Second board meeting for monitoring success & progress of the project.
    • Activity 6.4:  End seminar of the project and the last board meeting, the evaluation of the project results
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