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International Technical Webinar

Thursday 15 July 2021, 14:30 - 15:30 Europe/Rome

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Ms Beth Bechdol (Deputy Director-General and Officer-in-Charge Programme Support and Technical Cooperation Department, FAO)
Ms Marcela Villarreal (Director of the Partnerships and UN Collaboration Division, FAO)
Mr Andrew Nadeau (Head of Responsible Agricultural Investments, Learning, and Scientific Information Unit, FAO)
Ms Beatrice Ghirardini (Capacity Development Officer, FAO)
Mr Tom Wambeke (International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization)
Ms Karina Crespo (Coordinator,FAO Public Policy Training Center for Latin Americaand the Caribbean)
Ms Cristina Petracchi
(Leader of the FAO elearning Academy)

Objectives of the session

  • Present the new FAO elearning Academy guide on the different methodologies and good practices for the design and delivery of e-learning solutions; 
  • Describe various pedagogical models: mobile learning solutions, gaming, use of the scenario-based approach, videos etc.; 
  • Describe the international certification offered, through the digital badges system.

Webinar Partners

African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services - AFAAS
Agence Française de Développement - AFD 
AGRHYMET Regional Centre
Agricultural Research Centre for International Development - CIRAD
Alliance Bioversity International - CIAT
Costa Rican Gastronomy Foundation - FUCOGA
Council for Agricultural Research and Economics - CREA 
Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
EU International Partnerships Academy
European Union - EU
Family Farming Knowledge Platform - FFKP 
Forest Department of Bangladesh
Forestry Commission of Ghana
Forestry Development Authority of Liberia
Forum for Agricultural Risk Management in Development - FARM-D 
French training and research alliance for agriculture, food, environment and global health - Agreenium 
Future Food Institute - FFI
Global Centre for Nutrition and Health - NNEdPro
Global Child Nutrition Foundation - GCNF
Global Environment Facility - GEF
Institut des sciences et industries du vivant et de l'environnement - AgroParisTech 
Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement - INRAE
Institut national d'études supérieures agronomiques de Montpellier - Montpellier SupAgro
Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies - IDEAM
International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies - CIHEAM
International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas - ICARDA
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture - ICBA
International Fund for Agricultural Development - IFAD
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization - ITC-ILO
Italian Agency for Development Cooperation - AICS
La Sapienza University
LUISS University
Makerere University
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
Mc Gill University - Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security
Mediterranean Universities Union - UNIMED
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Democratic Republic of Congo
Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda 
National Food Technology Research Centre - NFTRC
National Forest Institute of Guatemala - INAB
Natural Resources Institute - NRI
New Partnership for Africa’s Development - NEPAD
Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative - NORAD
Open University of Catalonia - UOC
Papua New Guinea Forest Authority - PNGFA
Partnership for Child Development - PCD
Platform for Agricultural Risk Management - PARM
Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters - SHAFFE
United Nations Development Programme - UNDP
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific - UNESCAP
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - UNFCCC
United Nations Scaling Up Nutrition Movement - SUN Movement
UNITELMA University
University of Göttingen
University of Zimbabwe
World Food Programme - WFP
World Resources Institute - WRI

  • E-learning methodologies and good practices: A guide for designing and delivering e-learning solutions from the FAO elearning Academy (Second Edition)

    cover of the methodologies report
    The guide provides basic concepts and information on the processes and resources involved in e-learning development, which may be of interest to human resource (HR) and capacity-development managers. The content of this guide is based on consolidated instructional design models and learning theories and incorporates more than 15 years of experience of the FA0 elearning Academy, including work practices, standards and quality criteria adopted for the delivery of learning programmes and self-paced e-learning courses in development contexts.

    Please click here to find the interactive version of the guide.