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Promoting AgRoecology transition deMands Innovation in education


The aim of PARMI is to create, deliver and test innovative pedagogical resources on agroecology, taking advantage of the diversity and complementarity of a consortium, that combines 7 research units from Montpellier, 3 education Departments of SupAgro and the University of Antananarivo.


To analyse the gaps in numeric educational resources on agroecology
To design new digital resources in the form of learning objects
To integrate these objects into a database to facilitate their capitalization and their use in different training pathways.
To use and test these numeric resources in five training situations in the North and the South :
1. a summer school in agroecology opened to graduate and PhD students and to researchers;
2. course tailored to curricula in Master levels at Montpellier SupAgro
3. course tailored to curricula in Master and PhD levels organized by the University of Antananarivo;
4. resources tailored for technical education in agriculture;
5. a MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) on agroecology dedicated to a larger audience.


• To structure a scientific community which covers the disciplinary fields necessary to build an interdisciplinary debate and a shared vision of Agroecology.
• To promote knowledge sharing and joint construction of educational resources based on innovative pedagogical tools: e-learning, Mooc, reverse pedagogy…
• To test these pedagogical resources in a wide range of training situations :
o at different academic-levels: technical training, L, M, D, life-long learning
o in different contexts: France, Madagascar.

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  • Start date :
    1 October 2014
  • Closing date :
    30 September 2016
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