Learners will work together to acquire skills and competencies related to the physiopathological basis of the reproductive system, infertility, and influence of lifestyle on reproductive health. The ultimate goal is to integrate and apply this knowledge in identifying and solving real problems in the area through the implementation of multicultural working groups. During this challenge, priority will be given to innovative and experimental teaching models, such as challenge-based in a blended learning approach that combines virtual and face-to-face mobility.
The participants will develop cross-cutting and transdisciplinary knowledge in reproductive health lifestyle. Regarding the skills developed by the students, it can be listed:
-Cross-cutting skills, such as communication abilities, language competencies, critical thinking, problem-solving, intercultural competencies, and research capabilities;
-Future-oriented competencies that will enable participants to face the challenges they will encounter in their professional lives;
-Personal development, such as the ability to adapt to new situations and self-confidence.
This challenge will also promote new forms of international mobility that allow an increase in the number of individuals with an international mobility experience in higher education, while also promoting collaborative and cooperative work skills through the experience of active teaching and learning methodologies. This intensive blended program is aligned with the strategic development plan of the Department of Medical Sciences, within the scope of its internationalization policy, as well as with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, namely for Good Health and Well-being (Goal 3), Quality Education (Goal 4), Gender Equality (Goal 5), and Reduced Inequalities (Goal 10).
The challenge will be run over June and September 2023 [Online. 12/21/30 June 2023 and 1 September 2023; and Face-to-face (Aveiro, Portugal). 4-8 September 2023].