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ENGINITE NEWSLETTER-July 2018

THIS ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS: Recruitment of companies & young engineers 3rd project meeting in Crete The ENGINITE training programme & platform The postgraduate Vocational Education & Training (VET) programme will be based on Problem Based Learning (PBL) pedagogy and will combine advanced applied academic topics with hands-on aspects, in order to endorse the knowledge and...

Principles of Problem-based Learning

In PBL, projects are organized as group work. ‘Projects’ mean ‘student-initiated and student-designed, empirically based investigation activities aimed at solving the problem’. The project is supported by courses but the project is what counts as most important. In other words the project is supported by other courses. High quality PBL presupposes a proper quantitative...

Call for applications

The European ENGINITE project (https://www.enginite.eu/) invites the submission of applications of interest by graduate engineers and industries/companies/organizations to participate in a postgraduate Vocational Education and Training (VET) programme, which will be held during 2018-2019 Call for submissions. Ανακοίνωση προκήρυξης για Εταιρείες. Ανακοίνωση προκήρυξης για Απόφοιτους.  

‘Train the Trainers’ workshop and 3rd project meeting in Crete

The ENGINITE 2nd Training on Problem Based Learning applied to Engineering courses took place in Crete in June 2018 (‘Train the Trainers’ workshop). The workshop aimed at enabling the participants to become well aware of applying PBL in engineering courses. The 3-day workshop included a set of experiential and hands-on activities.The ‘Train the Trainers’...

Coordination Meeting and Training Event in UK

Following the ENGINITE kick-off meeting held in Limassol, Cyprus, the second coordination meeting of ENGINITE took place in London, UK in March, followed by a training event on Problem-based Learning (PBL) pedagogy. The coordination meeting and training event were held from Monday the 12th to Thursday the 15th of March 2018, at ThinkUP’s premises...

1st Cyprus National Advisory Board Meeting for ‘ENGINITE’

The 1 st Cyprus National Advisory Board meeting of the ERASMUS+ project ENGINITE was successfully held on Friday, February 16, 2018, at the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology in Limassol. The National Advisory Board Committee of the ERASMUS+ project ENGINITE is composed of three members: Dr. Despo Ktoridou (Associate Professor, Chairman...

1st ENGINITE Newsletter

Welcome to the 1st Newsletter of the ERASMUS+ project “ENGINITE: ENGineering and INdustry Innovative Training for Engineers via PBL”. ENGINITE’s main aim is to develop a top notch training programme with a vision to bridge the gap between industry and academia helping to develop more market-ready young engineers. The training programme draws upon the...

ENGINITE Project launched successfully on December 2017

The kick-off meeting of the ERASMUS+ project entitled: ENGINITE: “ENGineering and Industry Innovative Training for Engineers” took place at the Cyprus University of Technology in December 7th and 8th 2017. The project’s consortium is comprised of 6 partners from 4 different European countries: Cyprus University of Technology (Cyprus), Aalborg Universitet (Denmark), CUBEIE L.L.C (Cyprus), ...