The platform facilitates joint learning activities and aims to scale up collaboration with partner countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
The network promotes practical case collaborations for education, research, innovation, and entrepreneurship skills development between Finnish and partner country HEIs. Case studies offer a tangible modality of cooperation to address intersecting sustainable development challenges, with stakeholders representing various cultures, institutions, and areas of expertise.
EDUCase Platform promotes:
Multicultural and multidisciplinary academic cooperation
education and knowledge that is relevant to the challenges of sustainable development as applied to regional contexts of the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
methods of student-centered education and peer work (e.g., problem-based teaching, entrepreneurship training, innovation, co-mentoring, and co-creation) in Finland and partner countries
reciprocal and responsible academic and entrepreneurial practices and concepts of global responsibility
working life and entrepreneurship skills, cross-sectoral critical thinking, and sustainability skills for students
Academic activities that connect to innovation ecosystems for sustainable development
enhance practical cooperation between universities and innovation actors
strengthen responsible innovation and entrepreneurship competencies at ecosystem levels
contribute to increased academic engagement between Finland and partner countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia