TREND: Dual education 3.0

Dual education 3.0 First we learn, then we work; first, we acquire as much knowledge as possible, then we apply it. This seems to be the typical way in which learning is conducted within our educational system. But is this actually the best way of learning?...

TREND: Open learning

Open learning Day-to-day education fails to provide the necessary room for many exciting things that we can learn. How then can we fit these activities into our routines? Due to the time we spend at school, work or university, and the commitments we have during our...

TREND: Gamification

Gamification Play is enjoyable – learning is boring! But does it really have to be like this? And, is it not possible to play while learning? More and more educational institutions have begun applying an approach that does just that. Importantly, this is not only...

TREND: Community as a learning experience

Community as a learning experience In our daily and working lives, we are expected to work in teams, solve problems together, commit ourselves to global solutions, motivate and organise ourselves, deal with conflicts and challenges, and appreciate diversity as well as...

TREND: Learning in life

Learning in life Many things cannot be learned in classrooms. ‘Real life’ provides a better setting to learn aspects such as how to deal with the unexpected, suddenly having to rely on nothing but yourself, and the importance of cooperation. Similarly, the essence of...