Project ALIEN 4th consortium meeting and instructor training event in Hanoi, Vietnam, 4-6 December 2019
The 4th consortium meeting of project ALIEN took place at the University of Hanoi in Vietnam on December 4-6, 2019. The meeting was attended by all academic partners from Asia and Europe. Issues related to the operation of the new laboratories as well as the pilot use of digital research project services in learning processes were discussed.
After completion of the meeting, the consortium organized a training event for educators. The purpose of the event was to build skills on integrating problem-solving activities in the classroom. Approximately 20 individuals participated from Vietnam. In addition, the event was attended by partners from Pakistan and from Greece. During the event the audience built spaghetti bridges. The winning bridge was the one that held the most weight, which was over 30 kilos. The audience particularly enjoyed the event, developing ideas on how to be promote problem-based learning in higher education.