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Monthly Archives: May 2016

DUTCH EXPOSURE FOR EMIRATI TEACHERS – INNOVATION IN TEACHING & LEARNING

  • May 13, 2016
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As part of our mission to enable individuals to lead a fulfilling life and contribute to their communities, ASK has implemented a unique professional development program commissioned and sponsored by GEMS Education. The capacity building program included a Dutch Exposure trip for the 19 distinguish Emirati teachers to visit the Netherlands and get exposed to the best […]

STEVE JOBSSCHOOL AMSTERDAM VISIT

  • May 13, 2016
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THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DE POLSSTOK STEVE JOBSSCHOOL AMSTERDAM, one of the most significant Dutch innovative school models, discards the conventional wisdom in full. Instead of corralling kids through the same educational system, they let them go at their own pace; allowing each kid to excel and grow as a valuable individual in a 24/7 learning […]

ROTTERDAM VISIT

  • May 13, 2016
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ROTTERDAM VISIT WOLFERT BILINGUAL, ROTTERDAM, is recognized as one of the top secondary schools in the Netherlands, awarded by the Dutch Ministry of Education for 4 years in a row. Mr. Koot, the school’s principal, welcomed the group, and shared the mission and vision of the school. WOLFERT BILINGUAL is the only school in the […]

ROC LEIDEN VISIT

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The group enjoyed a 3-hour visit to the Keukenhof garden, with beautiful weather that enriched the experience. With more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths spread over more than 32 hectares, Keukenhof garden is the most beautiful spring garden in the world. “What really caught my attention is how positive and dynamic the Dutch […]

NEMO SCIENCE CENTRE VISIT

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NEMO SCIENCE CENTRE offers an interactive and informal learning environment, where the public meets science and technology. Visitors see, hear and experience how scientific phenomena and technology play a significant role in their lives. Nemo is one of the official institutions responsible for the simulation of STEM education in the Netherlands and have succeeded in […]

MONTESSORISCHOOL LEIDSCHENVEEN VISIT

  • May 13, 2016
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The group travelled to The Hague to understand one of the best examples of a school with a clear vision on the 21st Century education: MONTESSORISCHOOL LEIDSCHENVEEN, THE HAGUE. In a school where teachers function as designers of the environment, resource people, role models, demonstrators and meticulous observers of each child’s behavioral growth, they also […]

KEUKENHOF GARDEN VISIT

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The group enjoyed a 3-hour visit to the Keukenhof garden, with beautiful weather that enriched the experience. With more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths spread over more than 32 hectares, Keukenhof garden is the most beautiful spring garden in the world. “What really caught my attention is how positive and dynamic the Dutch […]

INHOLLAND UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES VISIT

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THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DE POLSSTOK On nine campuses, Inholland University offers around 80 bachelor programs in all fields of study to more than 43,000 students. The School of Education, the leading institute, has delivered some of the most innovative bachelor programs. Additionally, Inholland’s Master Learning and Innovation (Med.) is ranked the number 1 in the […]

DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY VISIT

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THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DE POLSSTOK DELFT University of Technology is the largest and oldest Dutch public technological university; the 175 years old university hosts over than 20,000 students, both undergraduates and postgraduates. The group was introduced to YES!Delft (TU Delft incubator/ accelerator), a unique innovative setup, which unites the forces of start-ups, coaches, investors, and […]

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DE VOGELS VISIT

  • May 10, 2016
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THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DE POLSSTOK The unique primary school in Oegstgeest, COMMUNITY SCHOOL DE VOGELS, offers first class education, and is renowned for its high academic standards, unrivalled facilities and excellence in arts, sports and music. The beautifully unique architecture of the building, designed by the famous Dutch architect Herman Hertzberger, creates an ideal learning […]

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