Hidden Design

August 28, 2017 / 0 comments

This week we, as master students, followed an Hidden Design course at Afdeling Buitengewone Zaken. We learned to design a setting in which we are hidden as designer-researcher, but out in the open as human being in what kind necessary. In order to be able to design for a constantly changing society, we are in…

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Poster Essay & Conversation piece

August 21, 2017 / 0 comments

It is possible to carry and give birth to a child in 9 months. Delivering a poster and conversation piece about my research had some simularities with this proces. The past 9 months I have been working on my research on making in education, my mission to fix education from the inside. I have combined…

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Poster Essay proces

August 7, 2017 / 0 comments

My pregnancy relieve is coming in fast. Only 3 weeks left to finish my poster essay for the research day in september. With the sun in my back I am working on this assignment for 3 days a week (2 – 4 hours per day) in a period of 6 weeks. So far it got…

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The future of learning

August 1, 2017 / 0 comments

I collected my insights on several projects (in making and innovating education from the inside) from the last months. I’ve written a short white paper about this projects. I still consider this document to be a draft, but I dare to share it with you already. Feel free to comment on it! (click on the…

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Roll of mappings, semester 1

July 17, 2017 / 0 comments

During the first semester of my research I kept a diary of findings on a roll of paper. Next to my book of notes which is full of notes, drawings and questions this roll was a way for me to keep track of my ‘red line’. This roll wasn’t ment for sharing but after six…

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The Museum of Failure

June 26, 2017 / 0 comments

We are to afraid to make mistakes, that’s not only a soft conclusion from my cultural probe study on mistakes but also the opinion of Samuel West, director of the Museum of Failure in Sweden. Why are mistakes that important in design and innovation? Mistakes are leading to innovation. And we need to acknowledge the…

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Let’s fix education

June 19, 2017 / 0 comments

A short introduction for my poster essay ‘in the making’.. Let’s fix education How can education be(come) a more flexible environment which is adaptive to change(s) *** Our education seems to be broken. We are still educating mostly like the way we did a hundred years ago. Changes in education take a long time to…

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The hidden freedom to change

June 12, 2017 / 0 comments

The more experts I meet in education the clearer it get’s that there is freedom to change education, but teachers are shouting that there is a lack of freedom. What is happening with that freedom? I wrote a short ‘story’ to summarize my thoughts on this.. The hidden freedom to change   Policy makers are…

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Living Atlas: Foutje bedankt, de foute(n) atlas

May 31, 2017 / 0 comments

[this publication and post is in dutch because of the dutch participants that joined the cultural probe] Ons onderwijs is aan veel verandering onderhevig. Toch lijkt veel van ons huidige onderwijs nog steeds op de oorspronkelijke inrichting. Tijden veranderen, en onze onderwijssystemen moeten bij de veranderende tijden aansluiten. Onderwijs moet voorbereiden op de snel veranderende…

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Insights from three expert sessions

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

This week I joined three (!) different expert sessions on making in education, mainly focussing on monitoring and assessments. In this post I share my first findings / notes on these sessions. Monday: Learning group from teachers in universities of applied sciences. A few years ago I started several learning communities in as well primary as secondary education….

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