A Need for Disruption in Higher Education

On the surface, higher education is a nice idea. You go in, pick a subject you like, learn from the experts, and leave being job- and future-ready. This is why so many people decide to go to college. Yet just because so many people are doing it doesn’t mean it’s necessarily a good thing to do. Lees verder “A Need for Disruption in Higher Education”

Understanding Complexity is Our Future

Most of the time, we never invent anything new! I would love to invent some revolutionary learning journey, but it’s more likely to transform what is already there. Sometimes we are faced with a challenge, we are then ‘inspired’, and stimulated to do the ‘right thing’……… This is when the adventure of creation begins. Lees verder “Understanding Complexity is Our Future”

What Is Curriculum Development

This blog will explain what curriculum development is. Why is it important for teachers? I also will explain three types of curriculum design. Lees verder “What Is Curriculum Development”

Higher Education for a Hyper-Connected World

The world has become a global knowledge society of interconnected and interdependent human activity that increasingly shares common ways to communicate and interact. The world has become more homogeneous at the global level, but still remains highly heterogeneous at the local level. Lees verder “Higher Education for a Hyper-Connected World”

Streetart As A Learning Environment

Streetart and especially graffiti is one of the rawest expression and one of the safest of urban art. Graffiti ranges from the simplest of tags through the most complex of artistic creations. A tag is an individual sign, mostly a stylised name. The term streetart and graffiti relates to the fact that the art is unsanctioned, placed in public and often unwanted. Lees verder “Streetart As A Learning Environment”

How to Update Higher Education

It’s time to ask ourselves the question: how to update the educational system? How can higher education tackle the technological, environmental, and social disruptions of the 21st century? Lees verder “How to Update Higher Education”

‘Phygital’ the New Learning Space?

I think the future learning space is a space where physical and digital won’t be apart. The ‘classroom’ is probably one of the first environments where this synergy will come true. It will, potentially, impact every aspect of the learning experience. This means; on teachers, students and learning methods. Lees verder “‘Phygital’ the New Learning Space?”

Changing Models of Higher Education

The traditional college experience is changing, just like the demand for DIY degrees and life long learning. Some personal thoughts about it.
Below are three directions that may emerge based on working, reading, experience and reflective thinking. Lees verder “Changing Models of Higher Education”

Facilitation is Key in Learning Now

As new ways of working are popping up all over the world, so does learning. Agile, scrum, appriciated inquiry and start-up methods are challenging the status quo. This shift is driven out of the perspective to collaborate more. Making space for better, more innovative work and learning! Silos are breaking, networks are forming and co-creation is booming with the purpose to stay. So why is facilitation now more crucial than ever and why are facilitators in such high demand at the moment? Let’s break it down. Lees verder “Facilitation is Key in Learning Now”

Complexity Oriented Learning, A Promise?

Our world is full of complex causalities. Understanding complex causal systems is fundamental to navigating the contemporary world. Awakening learners to these more complex patterns is half the battle. The other half concerns how easily we can overlook what’s going on. Lees verder “Complexity Oriented Learning, A Promise?”