APAIE 2024 APAIE 2024

Workshop 1: Industry Project-based Experiential Learning: Facilitating Multi-lateral Global Partnerships

Global partnerships play a crucial role in fostering industry project-based experiential learning, bridging the gap between academia and real-world challenges. This workshop explores the significance of such collaborations in equipping students with practical skills and preparing them for the complexities of the global workforce. By engaging students in hands-on projects sourced from diverse industries across the world, this approach nurtures adaptability, cross-cultural understanding, and problem solving capabilities. The synergy between educational institutions and international businesses not only enriches the learning experience but also cultivates a global perspective and promotes innovation. Through these partnerships, students gain access to industry expertise, and a broader market exposure, enhancing their employability and career prospects. Additionally, this collaborative model facilitates knowledge exchange, leading to novel solutions for global challenges. By fostering a collaborative spirit among students and industry professionals, these experiential learning initiatives create a dynamic ecosystem that nurtures creativity and entrepreneurship. Multi-lateral global partnerships in industry project-based experiential learning empower students with practical skills, international exposure, and a broader understanding of global issues, making them better-equipped to contribute meaningfully to the evolving workforce and address the world's multifaceted problems. 

Presenters:

  • Kevin Koh, Singapore
  • Laurene Chua-Garcia, Philippines
  • Anitha Ramanna, India
  • Pietro Borsano, Italy

Chairperson:

  • Kevin Koh, Singapore

Learning Objectives: 

Evaluate the different models of partnerships in a global industry project-based experiential learning programme. 

Understand the constraints/challenges of implementing such a programme and ways to overcome these obstacles 

Analyse the benefits of such a programme from different perspectives 

TARGET AUDIENCE: Faculty or administrator involved in curriculum development 

TARGET AUDIENCE LEVEL: All