Innovative ideas in higher education: 750,000 euros for projects at Jacobs University
How can higher education and university teaching be improved? This is the focus of the joint initiative “B3 – Bildung Beyond Boundaries” of the Jacobs Foundation and the Jacobs University. The Jacobs Foundation is now funding six projects led by scholars at Jacobs University in Bremen, who are committed to this goal – with a total of 750,000 euros.
B3 – Bildung Beyond Boundaries is like a laboratory for evidence-based innovation in higher education and university teaching. “We have invited scientists to develop new ideas for improving higher education and university teaching. We have challenged them to implement these ideas on Jacobs University’s campus and also to evaluate them experimentally,” says Pablo Michael Zerm, co-initiator and member of the international university’s Management Board.
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