Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bezuiniging van 55 miljoen op Groene+ middelen

Groen onderwijs wordt geconfronteerd met bezuiniging van 55 miljoen op Groene+ middelen. De Groene+ is voor interessante innovatieprojecten. Vakblad Groen Onderwijs (www.groenonderwijs.nl) gaat hierop in. Belangrijke vragen voor dit jaar lijken mij. Waaruit blijkt overtuigend dat de Groene+ middelen effect hebben … Continue reading

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Website visitors – thank you

Dear website visitors. Today I checked the number of website visitors and hits during the year 2012. I was a bit surprised. The total number of hits has been 242,346. I don’t know if it is much compared to other … Continue reading

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Just returned from the AHRD in Arlington, USA

Today I returned from the 20th conference of the Academy for Human Resource Development in Arlington, in the Washington DC area, in the USA. Having been active in the Academy during its early years, it was good to see many … Continue reading

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Open call for 5 PhD positions in the Wageningen Graduate School of Social Sciences

Wageningen Graduate School for the Social Sciences has published an Open Call for excellent Master students who want to pursue a PhD in Social Sciences. Interested? Check the ECS website for current research and project descriptions at www.ecs.wur.nl; Contact us … Continue reading

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ECS wins grant from NWO together with Univ of Tilburg and Fontys

Piety Runhaar and colleagues Renate Wesselink of ECS of Wageningen University, together with Rob Poell (University of Tilburg), Marianne van Woerkom (University of Tilburg) and Audrey Janssen-Seezink (Fontys) got a grant awarded in the round Integrated research projects 2012-2013 of … Continue reading

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Meeting with Journ of Agric Educ Online Editor Barry Croom

Today I had a good meeting with the Journal of Agricultural Education Online (JAE) Editor Barry Croom at the North Carolina State University in Raleigh. The JAE publishes research about agricultural education in hte high school, higher agricultural education and agricultural … Continue reading

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Just published: How to educate in a changing world?

How to educate in a changing world? Towards competence-based tertiary agricultural education Authors: Arjen Wals, Martin Mulder and Natalia Eernstmann, Education & Competence Studies, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands http://knowledge.cta.int/Dossiers/S-T-Policy/Reshaping-tertiary-agricultural-education/Feature-articles/How-to-educate-in-a-changing-world-Towards-competence-based-tertiary-agricultural-education

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Midterm Research Review Report of ECS received

Last week ECS received the Midterm Research Review Report of the International Advisory Board of the Wageningen Graduate School of Social Sciences. Staff of ECS was very pleased to read: The level of achievements in 2009 was assessed as very … Continue reading

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Impressions of ECS education and research meeting 04 February 2013

On February 4 ECS staff convened to speak about education and research matters.

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Course on Competence-Based Curriculum Development in Kenya successfully implemented

The course on Competence-Based Curriculum Development in Nuffic project 126 in Kenya, which took place on January 30 and 31, 2013, was successfully implemented. Representatives of KARI, FPEAK, JKUAT and Africa React actively participated in the two-day programme. Trainers were Renate … Continue reading

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