Learning and innovating in field labs: addressing wicked problems in collaboration with external stakeholders in higher professional education

Call for abstracts Thematic Track – Cloud 14 EAPRIL Egide PHM Maassen & Marieke E Veltman The world of work is changing. Wicked problems such as the design of smart cities, diversity ineducation, sustainable development, and social inequality, increasingly require professionals toengage in collaborative, boundary crossing, and non-linear approaches in multiple-stakeholdercontexts (Akkerman & Bakker, 2011;…

Cloud 4: Innovation in Education

Zooooooooooooooooom in on subjects voted upon by EAPRIL community for exchange, discussion, and finding creative solutions to: Social & learning spaces – Tuesday, April 20th , 2021 – 13h15-14h00 CEST Student & Faculty well-being – Thursday, May 27th, 2021 – 13h15-14h00 CEST Co-construction of knowledge – Thursday, July1st, 2021 – 13h15-14h00 CEST Generative coach –…

“The playground” in teacher training (2/2)

Article written by Marit Kulild, Høgskulen på Vestlandet, Bergen, Norway and Francine Behnen, NHL Stenden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands In our previous blogpost we described how we found common ground in innovations and improvements that are currently taking place in teacher training at both our institutes through the metaphor of a ‘playground’. Metaphors bring with them certain well-defined expectations,…

“The playground” in teacher training (1/2)

Article written by Marit Kulild, Høgskulen på Vestlandet, Bergen, Norway and Francine Behnen, NHL Stenden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands As teacher educators one of our main tasks is to support teachers (students) as they strive to find answers to their own questions of practice and to develop themselves personally and professionally (Fisher, 2009). In both our countries, Norway and…