Scope of the workshopBringtogether stakeholders in agricultural education ◦ schools ◦ agricultural universities ◦ individual tutors, trainers, extension officers ◦ content providers / developersDiscuss on topics related to agricultural education ◦ methodologies applied ◦ workflows followed ◦ tools used
Agricultural educationAgricultural education is instruction about crop production, livestock management, soil and water conservation food education, such as nutrition various other aspects of agricultureImproves the quality of life for all people by helping farmers increase production, conserve resources, and provide nutritious foods.
Types of agricultural educationprimary/secondary education (schools) ◦ Raising awareness about agriculture and products ◦ High schools may also provide vocational traininghigher education (universities) ◦ Preparing the future agricultural scientists Researchers, tutors, trainers, extension officersvocationaltraining (training schools, technological institutes etc.) ◦ Lifelong learning of adults ◦ Competence-based learning
More info on agricultural education……can be found in the iMARK CDs that will be handed to you during the workshop.---------------------------------------------------------- Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK) www.imarkgroup.org a partnership-based e-learning initiative to train individuals and support institutions and networks world-wide in the effective management of information. consists of a suite of distance learning resources, tools and communities on information management.