by on July 6, 2020
Student authors are "Taking the World By Storm!" in America, Great Britain and The Netherlands.   "Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world." - Malala Yousafzai illustrates why worldwide partnerships between schools can make a difference. This year for the commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims' landing in the US,  students in Leiden, the Netherlands, have joined the Plymouth UK-US partnership. Leiden was where the Pilgrims initially...
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by on June 10, 2020
LEIDS MUSEUM DEBAT: ERFGOED PILGRIM & MAYFLOWER LEIDEN400 DIGIDEBATE Onderwijsvoorsprong en betekenisvol leren in een Museum Debat: wij willen leerlingen ruimte geven om samen hardop na te denken. Wij noemen dat 'slow learning', omdat het waardevol is als we in onderwijs samen stil staan en reflecteren over de informatie die met grote snelheid en vanuit verschillende perspectieven op ons afkomt. Dat doen we in de contextrijke en authentieke omgeving van een museum. Nu hebben we dit ook door ...
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by on June 10, 2020
Monday, June 8, 2020 For the ninth year in a row Harvard has been ranked as the top global university by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). This year, the global top-10 is as follows (with last year’s rankings in parentheses): 1. Harvard University (1) ...
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by on March 4, 2020
De profielwerkstukkenmarkt (PWS-markt) op woensdagmiddag 4 maart is goed bezocht. Zo’n 150 scholieren van diverse middelbare scholen in de Leidse regio waren aanwezig op de Hogeschool Leiden. De leerlingen deden inspiratie op voor het profielwerkstuk dat zij komend schooljaar gaan schrijven, in samenwerking met partners uit de stad. De kraampjes werden aangekleed door organisaties en bedrijven die het belangrijk vinden dat de scholieren een maatschappelijke meerwaarde toevoegen aan het profielwe...
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by on February 21, 2020
Facilitating educators in their role as change agents means that in education coLabs are needed in which "open dialogic exchange" becomes possible for generating new solutions. How can Colabs increase adaptive ability, scope, and influence?   Renate G. Klaassen mentions in her article (2017) that traditionally "engineering innovations, amongst other driving forces, came about in the seventeenth century in experimental craft labs. As craft guilds had to evolve due to technological innovation,...
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by on November 8, 2019
Nearly 159 million American citizens were shown political fake news on Facebook in the first ten months of 2019, according to a recently published research paper by Avaaz Action Group. Avaaz examined the hundred most popular Facebook messages that impartial fact checkers had tricked. Such communications seemed to have been posted 158.9 million times, generating 8.9 million views, comments and shares. These messages included fake news stating that the U.S. President Donald Trump's grandfath...
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by on November 6, 2019
Need for tertiary education continues to increase, but its growth will only be sustainable if, according to a recent OECD survey, it balances the demand of students with labor market and social needs and provides them the skills necessary to manage the future. After research Education at a Glance 2019, part of the organisation's "I am the Future of Work" initiative, finds that 44% of 25-34 year-olds had a tertiary degree in 2018, compared to 35% in 2008, throughout OECD countries. ...
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by on October 30, 2019
Francophone student association leaders marched outside the Wallonia-Brussels Union building in Brussels on Tuesday morning to demand free tuition. The annual cost of the tuition varies from € 8,000 to € 12,000, according to the students. This investment is not affordable to everyone and therefore makes higher education unavailable. Though, the student association brings to mind that the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, embraced by the United Nations in 1966,...
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by on October 28, 2019
According to a study published on the 22th of October by the Studiekeuze123.nl foundation among 94,000 students, university students and students of private HBO study programs (colleges) are very happy with their studies. The median is 4.1, whereas the best might be a 5. Through the National Student Survey (NSE), the foundation gauges student satisfaction annually. There are different themes that stand out from each other. But more and more students are especially pleased with the professiona...
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