The FAO elearning Academy supports Member Countries, through capacity development interventions and elearning courses. These courses are offered free of charge, as a global public good and were created to transfer know-how, skills and competencies using diverse methodologies such as self-paced elearning courses, blended learning programmes, massive open online courses (MOOCs), technical webinars, online tutored courses, mobile learning, international hackathons on the SDGs, global 24-hour marathons on sustainability, university master programmes and postgraduate degrees, as well as training workshops.
The FAO elearning Academy offers over 350 multilingual elearning courses, free of charge, as a global public good and is the result of a collaborative effort which involves over 200 partners throughout the world. The overall objective of the FAO elearning Academy is to strengthen the human capital, through the acquisition of knowledge, skills and competences, in order to generate competent professionals able to face the global challenges.
The FAO elearning Academy has now reached a global audience of more than 700 000 users. The courses cover various thematic areas: climate smart agriculture, sustainable food systems and nutrition, food safety, food losses, migration, management of natural resources etc., and are fully aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals Agenda 2030.
OBJECTIVES OF THE EVENT
• Describe the FAO elearning Academy pedagogical models and learning solutions;
• Describe the international certification offered through the digital badges system;
• Raise awareness on the collaboration and various activities carried out with some of our partners.
The event will be delivered by Ms. Sara Roversi (Future Food Institute), Mr. Fernando Cristobal Gonzalez (European Commission), Mr. Tom Wambeke (International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization), Mr. Lilian Puech (Agreenium), Ms Debora Di Dio (SUN-Movement) and Ms. Cristina Petracchi (Leader of the FAO elearning Academy).
HOW TO ATTEND
The webinar is free and open to everyone, provided you have the link to the platform. To join the webinar session on Zoom, kindly register here. We suggest you to use Google Chrome in order to join the webinar. We also recommend you to check your time zone here.