Teaching in a World Fueled by Unknowns

In a world fueled by unknowns, how do we prepare our students for the volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA) of a world that is changing in an accelerated and often exponential way? At the same time how do we prepare our teachers and organisations for that shift? Lees verder Teaching in a World Fueled by Unknowns

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Competencies for Education in the Future 

The rate of change in the world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often described as VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous), there are major shifts that demand a new mindset in higher education. A new set of conpetencies are needed to be succesful in the world, now and in the future. Lees verder Competencies for Education in the Future 

Give Up and Be Successful

At certain moments in life I need to reflect. I need to step out to do some deep reflection, some soul searching. Not because I lost my soul but because I want to reconnect to deepen myself, my love, my work. It’s because I want to become more successful and get closer to the person I can be. An important lesson for me is that I don’t need to add more things — I need to leave some behind. Lees verder Give Up and Be Successful

Life Long Learning

Learning is about reaching your full potential. It supports achieving self-actualization, the highest need identified by Maslow’s hierarchy. Life long learning is about developing an attitude where you constantly learn. And it is my believe that it is the only way to succeed in the dynamic, complex and uncertain environment in which we live today. Lees verder Life Long Learning

The Future of Higher Education: major to mission in six years.

With this post I want to share some ideas about higher education in the future. What will be the common aspects of higher education in the future? Maybe it’s a bit provocative because the basic format of higher education is centuries old: earning a degree in four years. Maybe it reflects some trends that are already going on. Lees verder The Future of Higher Education: major to mission in six years.

Game Changer Bait

Becoming game changer bait is all about being energized, passionate, consistently focused, and creating a high impact every single day. But does this attitude have anything to do with your success? Can your mindset play a vital role in accomplishing your goals and achieving your dreams? Lees verder Game Changer Bait

Higher Education Needs To Be Inconvenient

Convenience is the dominant driver of our culture. It turns out that the quest for convenience also drives many of the choices we make about education. It’s more convenient to have standardized tests and rigid curricula, so we don’t have to treat every student differently. Lees verder Higher Education Needs To Be Inconvenient