What is InnovaT?

A project to enhance innovation in teaching and learning approaches fostering modernization in Higher Education Institutions in Chile and Peru.

Objectives


Strengthen capacities

To strengthen teaching staff capacities in innovative teaching & learning methods and digital skills

Infrastructure

To modernise technical infrastructure of LA HEIs – creating, equipping and putting in operation the InnovaT offices.

Innovation Network

To extend networks in teaching and learning innovation in national and international higher education contexts by organising the InnovaT International E-Conference.

Learning experience

To enhance the cooperation and learning experience between Higher Education-Enterprise-Students by developing Pilot Classes with projects with entrepreneurs, while applying the innovative methods and preparing the students for innovative thinking in “real life” contexts.

Educational material

To promote greater access to high quality educational materials in the topic of teaching and learning methods, providing Open Educational Resources and a MOOC to the regional and international community.

Expected results


  • Comparative study of needs and gaps
  • Blended Training and Pilot Classes
  • 6 Innovative Teaching and Learning Offices
  • MOOC pilot produced and delivered to LA partners
  • Publications in journals and congresses

Work packages


WP1

In-depth needs assessment & knowledge transfer outset

WP2

Capacity building of teaching staff – Innovative T&L

WP3

MOOC Development & Pilot

WP4

InnovaT Offices Establishment

WP5

Pilot Innovative Classes – LA HEIS & Entrepreneurs Cooperation

WP6

Quality Assurance & Monitoring

WP7

Dissemination & Sustainability

WP8

Project Management