The 1st TEFSI Capacity Building course on innovative teaching approaches took place in Copenhagen on 10th-12th April 2019. Selected lecturers from 9 European Universities learned & shared knowledge and experience about most interesting innovative teaching tools, methods and approaches, with the aim to implement them into their own teaching activities at home Universities. This was a great international experience for all of the participants.

The training programme covered such topics as: The ABC-model for course design; Hands-on iPad video workshop; Framework of teaching; Examples of case-based learning: Preparing and processing field trips; National Dish; TERROIR – Interactive market and shop survey on terroir products during excursions; MAESTRO – Students work for a company client with applications in the food sector and food systems; Creative process teaching; Working with own courses and sharing experiences, presentation and sharing; Rubric model for peer feedback; World CafĂ© as a tool for giving feedback.

Usage of the innovative methods was mostly illustrated for the subjects covering different aspects of sustainable food systems.

Programme of the training can be found here:

The course materials are available here: training-materials