Interaction between teachers and students is our strength

Published on
June 26, 2017

Arnold Bregt succeeds Tiny van Boekel as education director at WUR. He sees interaction between teachers and students as key to the success of Wageningen’s education programme. ‘Keeping up that quality is the main task.’

Arnold Bregt: ‘My role as Dean of Education is to increase the adaptive capacity of the Wageningen education ecosystem.’ photo: Guy Ackermans

Two months ago, Arnold Bregt, professor of Geo-information science and Remote Sensing, was approached about whether he would be interested in becoming Dean of Education at the university. He had to think about it for a week – ‘I am perfectly happy in the chair group’ –, but decided to apply after all. ‘I am education-minded, and education is the most important part of my work to me.’