Landscape of Education: First axes

January 31, 2018 / 0 comments

Next week I will start the first conversations with experts on the landscape of education. To get the conversation on the right track I came up with several possible axes to organize education. For the expert conversations I will work with a canvas with two axes and (lasercutted) tools to place existing education in it….

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Let’s FIX education

January 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Summary of my research (view presentation under this post) Context of education Society nowadays is changing rapidly. With the possibility to connect, learn, play and work worldwide the game of live is changed. Surprisingly, our education (the place where we get ready to enter society) is not changing in the same pace. Policy makers are…

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December 18, 2017 / 0 comments

After my last post I conducted several discussions with peers, research professors and coaches on my workplan. I created a handout with my plans for the coming six months. I am hoping to contribute to several congresses and workshops next to these activities and interventions.   I plan on doing the following interventions: Cultural Probe…

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Let’s get back on track!

November 20, 2017 / 0 comments

After a short period of time (pregnancy relief) I am restarting my research on education. Now as mother of two kids. During my relief I found some time to read about learning and watch some documentaires about this topic. There is a lot to be said. In this post I summarize some insights during this…

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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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