University of Thessaly: Educator Training At Hanoi University On Design Thinking And Gamification For 12 Asian And European Universities

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Thessaly, and specifically the Creative Technologies Learning Lab ( visited the University of Malaya and University Tenaga Nasional in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in the framework of a scheduled collaboration meeting of the research project ICT-INOV: Modernizing ICT Education for Harvesting Innovation funded by the Capacity Building in Higher Education Erasmus+ program supports research collaboration for knowledge transfer from European universities to educational institutions in developing countries.

The ICT-INOV research project aims to develop innovation skills in computer science and technology students by applying emerging processes of design thinking, a deeply human-centred methodology that contributes to introducing solutions to difficult challenges through empathy and ideation.

The meeting gave the opportunity to the Creative Learning Lab to collaborate with 11 universities from Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam, Italy, Estonia. Participants also visited the Malaysian Design Council (MRM) and experienced innovation practices in Malaysia.   Finally, they presented the results of the research project, including innovation labs developed in Asian universities, the digital learning platform, and educational content to encourage innovative thinking, at a conference for members of the university community in Kuala Lumpur.

The ICT-INOV project is implemented from 2021 to 2024.

Source: University of Thessaly | News (