Learning in Communities: interweaving education and society

On March 24, 2017, Tiny van Boekel retires as dean of education / director of the Education Institute (OWI). On this occasion, Wageningen University organises an education symposium. The symposium will take place on Wageningen Campus and is scheduled to start at 14:30 o' clock. More information on the programme and speakers will be posted as it becomes available.

Organisator Wageningen University & Research

vr 24 maart 2017 14:30 tot 17:00

Locatie Orion, gebouwnummer 103
Bronland 1
6708WH Wageningen
0317 48 87 77

Learning in Communities is about interweaving education and society, learning through interactions and relationships in networks of others who are experiencing and working on the same challenges and tasks. Learning in Communities is about learning from other people, and consciously or unconsciously teach other members. Learning in Communities is learning from situations that arise in those communities, and through the joint conversations, getting engaged in the problems to be solved. Learning in Communities is about students working on real life issues with our community partners.

Learning in Communities is about lecturer's sharing their ideas and experiences and coaching the students. Learning in Communities is about being part of an online-learning group of international students from all over the world with all different backgrounds. Learning in Communities is making the link between theory and practice in education. Learning in Communities is about blurring the boundaries between science and society, school and neighbourhood, local and global. Learning in Communities is about Communities changing the world.