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Saskia Constantinou
Journalist, Cyprus
🔥NEW In the last couple of months, I have been immersed in tertiary education as my daughter begins the long journey of becoming a neuroscientist. She’s chosen the Netherlands and focused on two institutions in particular – Erasmus University in Rotterdam and Maastricht University who both adhere to the problem-based learning system. It led me to question why Problem-based Learning (PBL) is not used more extensively in Management training. WHAT IS PBL? It is a student-centered pedagogy in where students learn through the experience of solving an open-ended problem. So, they learn to think strategically through engagement with a real problem. The fundamental shift is to focus on learning rather than teaching. As Philip Hallinger and Edwin Bridges*state, PBL originated from a curriculum reform at the medical faculty at Case Western Reserve University, in the late 1950s. In their book, A problem-based approach for management education: Preparing managers for action, Hallinger and Brid (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Problem-based Learning versus the Case Method

Thanks for your interesting post about PBL which I (...)

  Saskia Constantinou
Journalist, Cyprus

Problem Based Learning

@Jaap de Jonge: I am still reading and examining t (...)

  Paolo Vallarano
Teacher, Italy

Problem Based Learning and Malcon Knowles

PBL looks like one of the key point mentioned by M (...)


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