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The zone Accelerating together consists of 17 administrators from universities of applied sciences and universities. Within this team, the administrators discuss digitisation in higher education, with special attention to the themes of the Acceleration Plan.

Accelerating Together

The initiatives of the Acceleration Plan contribute to the transition of Dutch higher education to a higher education that seizes the opportunities of digitisation. This transition requires a dialogue between administrators, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, NVAO, NWO, KNAW, NRO and other stakeholders in Dutch higher education. That is what the “Accelerating Together” zone is intended for. The team consists of seventeen administrators from universities of applied sciences and universities. Elisabeth Minnemann (Breda University of Applied Sciences) and Theo Bastiaens (Open University) are the team leaders of this zone.

Administrative encounter

The programme team facilitates for the administrators to meet and to discuss developments around the themes of the Acceleration Plan, with the aim of organising the administrative strength needed to realise the transition in Dutch higher education. Strategies are being developed to take advantage of the opportunities offered by IT in education and for international profiling of Dutch higher education. Administrative coordination on the focus of the Acceleration Plan also takes place through this zone.

12 Universities of Applied Sciences
5 Universities
17 Administrators

Zone EdTech stops in current form

22 February 2021 Acceleration of educational innovation with EdTech Editors

The steering committee has decided to discontinue the zone in its current form as of March 2021.

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Kim Schildkamp: My journey as a scientist

11 February 2021 Facilitating professional development for lecturers Kim Schildkamp

On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Kim Schildkamp (professor and team leader of the Professional development Zone) will take you on ...

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Report Data-driven connection labour market

21 January 2021 Better connection to the job market David Otten

How can you better use data for the connection between training and the professional field? You can read this in the report Data-driven connection to ...

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New team leader Evidence-informed zone

20 January 2021 Evidence-informed educational innovation with ICT

As of January 1, 2021, Nico Boot, who works as a lecturer and coach at Leiden University of Applied Sciences, is the new team leader of the ...

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Professional development of lecturers: 'Together is the keyword'

18 January 2021 Facilitating professional development for lecturers Marian Kat-de Jong

Together. Learning together, developing together, determining together what is needed. "Together" was the magic word of the professional development session during the SURF Education Days 2020.

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Field Lab Digital Peer Feedback

Facilitating professional development for lecturers Editors

The Facilitating professional development for lecturers zone has developed a field lab in which the ...

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Handout Formative Assessment

Facilitating professional development for lecturers Editors

After the Digital Peer Feedback and the Online Didactics handout, the Facilitating Professional Development zone ...

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Vision document educational resources 2025

Towards digital (open) educational resources Editors

A vision document on the optimal mix of educational resources in 2025, including building blocks to ...

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Handbook of professional development

Facilitating professional development for lecturers Editors

The Professional Development zone presents the Handbook of Professional development on educational innovation with IT.

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