Monthly Archives: December 2012

WBREN meeting October 2012 Wageningen

On October 8-10, 2012, the WBREN project partners met in Wageningen. ECS hosted the meeting. The basic purpose of the meeting was to get the group of partners acquainted with rural development and the place of education and training in … Continue reading

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Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension

The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension (JAEE) was analyzed by bibliometricians for possible submission to Thomson and Reuters for inclusion in the Social Science Citation Index. The ‘mock’ 2011 Impact Factor is 0,55, which is just below the middle … Continue reading

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Paper on Inquiry-Based Science Education Competencies printed

The article of Alake-Tuenter, E.; Biemans, H. J. A.; Tobi, H.; Wals, A.E.J., Oosterheert, I. & Mulder, M. (2012).¬†¬†Inquiry-Based Science Education Competencies of Primary School Teachers: A literature study and critical review of the American National Science Education Standards. International … Continue reading

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Pedagogy of interdisciplinary teaching

For many years integral approaches of curriculum development have been popular. The complaint was that school subjects were too isolated, universities suffered from overspecialisation and fragmentation, and that interdisciplinary education was badly needed. Examples of interdisciplinary approaches were social science … Continue reading

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Wageningen University best university in the Netherlands – again!

For the 8th time in a row Wageningen University has been chosen the best university of the Netherlands by the Study Guide Higher Education of Elsevier. The programs in the social sciences which score at the first and second place¬†nationally, … Continue reading

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Martin Mulder appointed in Scientific Advisory Board of the ITB of the University of Bremen

Martin Mulder is appointed in the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute Technik und Bildung (ITB) of the University of Bremen. The ITB (itb.uni-bremen.de/index.php) is an education and research institute within the University of Bremen. The institute offers Bachelor and … Continue reading

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Education in Finland

Finnish education ranks #1 in Europe. Teachers not only in secondary but also in primary education need university education. The profession of teacher is appreciated very much and there are many more applicants for teacher education than there are places. … Continue reading

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