Monthly Archives: May 2012

Opportunity for PhD grants – Deadline September 7th 2012

If you are an excellent MA or MSc graduate and interested in doing a PhD project in the chair group of Education and Competence Studies (www.ecs.wur.nl), go visit: http://www.wageningenuniversity.nl/UK/informationfor/PhD+programmes/Fellowships/ You are invited to propose projects for a WU sandwich PhD scholarship. … Continue reading

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Recent Policy Developments in Green Education in the Netherlands published

The agri-food education system, also referred to as the green education system, in the Netherlands is often praised for its role in the success of the agri-food sector. For this reason, for colleagues interested in innovation in agri-food education, Hendrik … Continue reading

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The role of social partners in educational development

Traditionally there is a lot of attention for the involvement of stakeholders in educational development, especially when it comes to vocational and professional education and training. At the European level, this principle is also observed. To what is extent were social … Continue reading

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Practical paper published on Competence-based Education and Training

Many publications in the field of competence-based education and training are conceptual of nature. There is little practical work which is based on empirical research. Therefore I wrote a piece with an applied nature which is based on the research we … Continue reading

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Article of Ester Alake-Tuenter et al on Inquiry-Based Science Education Competencies of Primary School Teachers published in the International Journal of Science Education

The article of Ester Alake-Tuenter, Harm J.A. Biemans, Hilde Tobi, Arjen E.J. Wals, Ida Oosterheert & Martin Mulder (2012): Inquiry-Based Science Education Competencies of Primary School Teachers: A literature study and critical review of the American National Science Education Standards … Continue reading

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