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International Summer School at Pwani University in Kenia
More than 50 participants of Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and Pwani University came together in September 2019 on the east coast of Kenya to exchange experiences within the BWS plus project “ADDI” (ADDI - ADaptive DIgital learning system development for the expansion of technical communication and the multicultural and multi-media exchange in Kenya and Germany). Goal of the project is to develop and establish technical communication in Kenya and to build up an adaptive digital learning system to provide different information for different cultures in various situations for different target groups.
Diversity in Classrooms
The BWS plus project „Schools of Education as agents for change” was initiated by Dr. Nina Jäger at PH Ludwigsburg (University of Education) in 2017 and fosters the exchange with Ambedkar University in Delhi, India. The project’s central topic is diversity in the educational systems of India (social diversity) and Germany (ethnical diversity). The first summer school within the project took place in fall 2019. 8 students and 3 teachers from India came to Ludwigsburg to participate.
Project "EX-TRA-NET" of the University of Tübingen
As part of the BWS plus project "EX-TRA-NET" of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung, the University of Tübingen, together with its partner university Lehigh University (USA), organizes from 11.-13. March 2019 a Spring School on the topic "Educational Governance in the Global South".
"EX-TRA-NET" is a project committed to the communication of cultural and scientific knowledge between Germans and Americans. Its aim is to establish sustainable cooperation and stable networks between the two university locations and to build a common, publicly accessible web platform. The long-term goal is the development of a joint master's degree.
Project "SkypeLAB" of Reutlingen University
Students and teachers from Europe, Australia, Asia and South America have jointly researched the strategies and effects of globalization and internationalization using the example of digital communication through Skype. The results consist of drawings, paintings, collages, videos and installations. In a radio interview with Radio Neckar-Alb, Prof. Eichinger from Reutlingen University explains how the project idea came about and how it was ultimately implemented (German only).