Blended Learning Courses for Teacher Educators between Asia and Europe (BLTeae) is a European Commission (EU) funded project under Erasmus + capacity building program.
The project aims to develop a quality system for Blended Learning and is a Grundtvig Multilateral Project in the Frame of the LLP (Life Long Learning Program) of the European Commission. The project further aims to build a European and Asian countries collaborative community capable to reflect on teaching trainers practices with the support of ePortfolio and video as reflective tools. The direct aim is to improve teacher educators’ skills, with direct and indirect implication on quality of teacher educators’ skills. The principal investigator is Aix-Marseille University of France. The partner countries from Europe are: Belgium, Denmark and Estonia, and the Asian partner countries are: Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Malaysia. According to EU in 2016, it is the only capacity building project of Erasmus + where Asian partners are involved. From Pakistan, the project was initiated by Prof. Dr Sufiana Khatoon Malik, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad with the principal investigator. Therefore, in Pakistan NUML is the leading partner in BLTeae project. Along with NUML, another partner university from Pakistan is International Islamic University Islamabad.