Blended Learning for teacher educators between Asia and Europe (BLTeae)


Dr. N. B. Jumani, Professor of Education &Director, Directorate of Distance Education won European Union Project titled “Blended Learning courses for teacher educators between Asia and Europe (BLTeae)”. This project has received funding from the European Commission Erasmus+ Programme under grant agreement no 574130-EPP-1-2016-1-FR-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP. According to EU in 2016, it is the only capacity building project of Erasmus + where Asian partners are involved.
The purpose of the BLTeae project is to support teacher educators’ professional development through Blended Learning based on innovative constructivist theories. The project aims to support teacher educators ‘professional development through blended Learning. The project further aims to build a European and Asian countries collaborative community capable to reflect on teaching trainers practices with the support of e-Portfolio and video as reflective tools. The direct aim is to improve teacher educators’ skills, with direct and indirect implication on quality of teacher educators’ skills.
The coordinating partner is Aix-Marseille University of France. The partner countries from Europe are: France, Belgium, Denmark and Estonia and the Asian partner countries are: Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Malaysia. Furthermore, the partner institutions include Aalborg University Denmark, Tallinn University Estonia, Audiovisual Technologies, Informatics and Telecommunications Belgium, Royal University of Bhutan, Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia, InstitutPendidikan Guru, Kampus batu Lintang Malaysia, University of Dhaka Bangladesh, Bangladesh Open University, National University of Modern Languages Islamabad-Pakistan & International Islamic University Islamabad- Pakistan
Team Members
Names Designations
Professor Dr. Nabi Bux Jumani Principal Investigator/Team Leader Professor of Education & Director Directorate of Distance Education, IIUI
Professor Dr. Samina Malik Member, Professor of Education /Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, IIUI
Mr. Muhammad Adnan Khan LEAR & Additional Director (Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization-ORIC), IIUI
Dr. Shamsa Aziz Member, Associate Professor/Chairperson Department of Education, IIUI
Dr. Syed Asad Abas Rizvi Member, Assistant Professor, Department of Education IIUI
Ms. Fouzia Ajmal Member, Assistant Professor, Department of Education IIUI
Ms. Humaira Imran Member, Teaching/Research Associate, Department of Education IIUI