ReWell-project aims at increasing the capacity of academic staffs to develop vocational and adult education programmes and practices, which promote sustainable use of countries´ natural and human resources, improve people´s employability and wellbeing and combat exclusion in Pirkanmaa, Morogoro and Kampala regions, in the context of global industry and trans-national policies. The project contains joint studies, teaching and supervision, based on collaborative research on regional adult and vocational education (VET). The shared themes in research, teaching and studies are: 1. Adult education and VET policy in regional and global perspective 2. Industrial, economical, environmental and welfare policy in regional and global perspective 3. Ethical and environmental aspects in adult and vocational education. 4. Role and responsibility of adult education and VET research and studies in regional and global perspective.
Anja Heikkinen, Kirsi-Marja Varjokorpi, Tampere Perpetua Kalimasi, Haruni Muchuma, Mzumbe Kimani Muturi, Chris Serwanico, Kyambogo
It focussed on improving vocational and adult education to respond better to concrete needs in society and industry; it engaged and encouraged female teachers and students to have an active role in development of their institutions, their communities and wider society; of entrepreneurship, basic social and health care, environmental education and waste management, updating of adult education provision, improving vocational teacher education; it encouraged universities to collaborate more concretely with adult and vocational institutes for example in graduate and doctoral thesis research.
Anja Heikkinen, Perpetua Kalimasi Kilasi, Kimani Muturi