There are many facets to making the education system more flexible, such as providing a catalogue of available learning, modularisation, microcredentialing, standardisation, flexible capacity planning, learning outcomes, online learning (remote learning), hybrid forms of face-to-face and online learning, learning path-independent assessment, micromasters programmes, arranging organised collaborations and, of course, the concept of lifelong learning. There is an enormous diversity within the ingredients which we can use to make higher education more flexible.
The Flexible Education Zone has described four student routes to explain how education can be made more flexible. View the flyer about the student routes here.
Today Avans University of Applied Sciences is the first institution in the Netherlands to award Microcredentials. Eight working professionals of
Challenges and solutions On November 26, the Quality Issues working group within the Making education more flexible zoneorganized a network
Sam Stuijver of the Flexible education zone talks about the results of the Challenge Day 2020 in which suppliers were challenged to design student information systems in such a way that studying at their own pace becomes possible.
Would you like to see the video presentations and Q&As on Challenge Day? That’s possible here.
Below you will find the four images of the student paths. From left to right, it concerns the student routes Own pace, Off the beaten track, MijnDiploma and Modular studying. The zone has also made slides about the paths. Download the slides here.
Wageningen University & Research, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, SURF, Hogeschool Windesheim, Avans Hogeschool, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Politieacademie, Saxion Hogescholen, Hotelschool Den Haag, Hogeschool Utrecht, Hogeschool Arnhem en Nijmegen, De Haagse Hogeschool, Breda University of Applied Sciences, Universiteit Utrecht, HZ University of Applied Sciences, Hogeschool Rotterdam, Codarts, Hogeschool Leiden, Hanzehogeschool Groningen, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, TU Delft.