Acceleration Plan 2020: an overview

After two years of the Acceleration Plan, 2020 was the year of the acceleration. Time to take stock in this overview.

Politics and education: reflecting on the elections

What role did education play in the Dutch general elections of 2021? In this piece, Aukje de Ruijter (ISO) and Eline Terpstra (LSVb) reflect on the elections, the outcomes, and education.

Action plans 2021

The zones present their action plans for the year 2021. The plans are now available to everyone.

Four generations of opportunities

In the context of International Women’s Day Marian Kat-de Jong tells you about the four generations of opportunities (in education) of the women in her family.

Two new working groups

Two new working groups have been started within the Acceleration Plan. A Remote digital assessment working group and an Online education of practical skills working group.

Summer reading list

The 2019-2020 academic year was the first full academic year for the Acceleration Plan. It was an eventful and busy year for us, not just because of the COVID-19 crisis. Now summer is, here we have listed the best articles, interviews, and blogs of the past year for you to read in peace and quiet.

Photo by Vernon Raineil Cenzon on Unsplash

Interview Erwin Bleumink: Together from idea to change

Erwin Bleumink is a member of the Acceleration Plan steering group on behalf of SURF. He has been involved from the beginning in the developments that led to the Acceleration Agenda and later the Acceleration Plan. In September, Erwin bids farewell to the Steering group. In this interview, we look back and we look ahead.

Read the entire interview here.

Online education, a profession in its own right

On Monday 25 May, the ComeniusNetwerk and ISO (Dutch National Student Association), in collaboration with SURF, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) and the Acceleration Plan, organised the Reflection Rooms digitisation of higher education post-corona crisis. Lecturers, students, educational innovators and higher education policy officers spoke (online) about the profits and pitfalls of the digital transformation.