Monthly Archives: September 2015

Elsbeth Spelt’s PhD thesis defence October 26, 11:00hrs Aula of Wageningen University

Elsbeth Spelt is defending her PhD thesis on October 26, at 11:00hrs in the Aula of Wageningen University, Generaal Foulkesweg 1, Wageningen, the Netherlands. The thesis describes an application of the constructive alignment theory of Biggs and Tang and the learning … Continue reading

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Complex problem solving and opportunity identification competence

Research about complex problem solving and opportunity identification competence is published in the International Journal of Lifelong Education. Full reference: Baggen, Y., Mainert, J., Lans, T., Biemans, H.J.A., Greiff, S. & Mulder, M. (2015). Linking complex problem solving to opportunity identification … Continue reading

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Research assessment ECS ‘excellent’

The peer review of the Wageningen School for Social Sciences resulted in excellent scores for the chair group Education and Competence Studies. For all assessment criteria, Research quality, Relevance to society and Viability, the group received the maximum score of ‘excellent’. … Continue reading

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Impressions of Master graduations at Wageningen University

On September 23 a series of Master Degree ceremonies were held. See impressions

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Pekka Kämäräinen appointed as Honorary Member VETNET

On September 10, during the Open Business Meeting of the Vocational Education and Training NETwork (VETNET) at the European Conference of Educational Research (ECER) in Budapest, Pekka Kämäräinen was appointed as Honorary Member VETNET for his enduring commitment for the network. … Continue reading

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Competence-based Vocational and Professional Education. A Global Overview – PPT and text uploaded under Downloadable papers

The keynote address Competence-based Vocational and Professional Education: A Global Overview, given at the International VET Conference on Crossing Boundaries in Vocational Education and Training: Innovative Concepts for the 21st Century, at Bremen, September 2, is uploaded on the page Downloadable papers … Continue reading

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