What happens next? Diversity and equality for those studying and working in education in a ‘post-pandemic’ context.

article written by Dr. Anthony Thorpe, senior lecturer in leadership and management at the University of Roehampton, London and coordinator of EAPRIL Cloud 8 ‘Diversity & Equality in Different Contexts’ Much was promised about how things would change for the better in a ‘post-pandemic’ world. Yet those promises appear unfulfilled as many European governments speak…

The Fun of Coordinating a Cloud of EAPRIL

written by Jörg Holle, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany (soon to be ex-cloud coordinator of Cloud 5 ‘HRD & Workplace Learning’) When in 2012 former EAPRIL Chair Filip Dochy came up with the idea of the clouds, he felt that EAPRIL was reaching a number of members where it was necessary to install something like the…

Connecting educators and (student) teachers in continuous learning

written by Henderijn Heldens (Phd.) and  Nanke Dokter (Phd.), Fontys University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands (Coordinators of Cloud 2: Educators’ Professional Development) In our fast-evolving society, education is facing increasing complexity  and interconnection (Means, 2018) . This challenges not only students’ learning, but also educators’ and teachers’ learning (Ros, Lieskamp & Heldens, 2018). Given these challenges,…