4TU Delft
4TU Eindhoven
4TU Twente
4TU Wageningen

Events

31
Oct
11:00 - 14:00
Workshops 'creating educational innovations that work'
Workshops 'creating educational innovations that work'
Have you also been disappointed by the failure of a good innovative educational idea?
Location: TU Delft, Teaching Lab
1
Nov
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'Culturally appropriate and effective feedback'
Workshop 'Culturally appropriate and effective feedback'
During this workshop you will become acquainted with diverse ways of giving effective feedback, which can help you manage student performance in a transcultural context. You will practice methods that are very useful. You will learn what feedback means in an intercultural context, how it affects the learning process, and what the impact is of the message you communicate to others. The workshop focuses on formative feedback in the international classroom as well as in other professional settings in higher education.  Diverse methods will be practiced. Personal inventories, critical incidents and questionnaires will be used as tools to develop and enhance your spectrum of giving feedback and become more effective in the learning process.
Location: University of Twente
20
Nov
12:00 - 13:30
Rethinking education in light of systemic global dysfunction
Rethinking education in light of systemic global dysfunction
The current sustainability crisis demands a radical re-orientation of the way we learn. In this lunch lecture, Arjen Wals will consider sustainability to be emergent property of an ecology of learning that is created by a reflexive purposeful mix of actors, perspectives, forms or learning, connections and support mechanisms.
Location: TU Delft campus, Teaching Lab
13
Dec
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'Inclusiveness for better study results'
Workshop 'Inclusiveness for better study results'
When topics such as cultural differences, politics, gender and religious practices are discussed, even the most well-meaning can make painful mistakes that can lead to cultural conflict and misunderstanding. In this training, you are guided through some of the most challenging topics in the field of inclusion, such as micro-aggression, cultural appropriation and implicit bias. Furthermore you will be trained in this 1-day workshop how to create an inclusive environment in the 21st century.
Location: TU Eindhoven
14
Feb
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'Fear of failure'
Workshop 'Fear of failure'
International students are confronted with various challenges when moving abroad: increased stress, isolation, anxiety and difficulties, while adjusting to a very different environment. This 1-day training will explore how teaching and counselling staff can help students stabilise their self-esteem and cope with the emotions triggered by real or perceived failure. Themes such as culture and learning, acceptance of limitations, cognitive reframing and unconditional self-worth will be discussed. Participants will be provided with strategies and interventions to be used when encountering such cases.
Location: Wageningen University
19-20
Mar
09:00 - 17:00
Training 'Teaching in the international classroom'
Training 'Teaching in the international classroom'
This 2-day course is designed to help teaching staff at universities learn to teach their domestic and international students core intercultural competencies. Students need to learn these in order to interact more effectively and appropriately with the culturally diverse student population and lecturers they are encountering in today’s international classrooms and will continue to encounter during their future careers.
Location: TU Eindhoven
8
May
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'From emotional to cultural intelligence'
Workshop 'From emotional to cultural intelligence'
Cultural intelligence is even more relevant than emotional intelligence when living or working in an international context. In this 1-day workshop participants will work on both emotional and cultural intelligence skills and become familiarized with the importance of Cultural Intelligence when facing different cultures or while being abroad. Participants will learn the differences between emotional intelligence and cultural intelligence, and how to develop their Cultural Intelligence, in order to manage cross-cultural relationships effectively and translate interpersonal capacities in international contexts. Questionnaires, critical incidents and activities will be used.
Location: Wageningen University
20-24
Sep
09:00 - 17:00
SEFI2020 Conference
SEFI2020 Conference
Engaging a growing group of young people to embark on an engineering career is what we aim for. We share our passion to make the best of engineering education. By nature we engage with society, designing new solutions and helping to solve complex problems. New interdisciplinary opportunities arise when engaging with other domains. Engagement of businesses and organisations helps to prepare our students for their future career. 
Location: University of Twente
4TU Delft
4TU Eindhoven
4TU Twente
4TU Wageningen

Events

31
Oct
11:00 - 14:00
Workshops 'creating educational innovations that work'
Workshops 'creating educational innovations that work'
Have you also been disappointed by the failure of a good innovative educational idea?
Location: TU Delft, Teaching Lab
1
Nov
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'Culturally appropriate and effective feedback'
Workshop 'Culturally appropriate and effective feedback'
During this workshop you will become acquainted with diverse ways of giving effective feedback, which can help you manage student performance in a transcultural context. You will practice methods that are very useful. You will learn what feedback means in an intercultural context, how it affects the learning process, and what the impact is of the message you communicate to others. The workshop focuses on formative feedback in the international classroom as well as in other professional settings in higher education.  Diverse methods will be practiced. Personal inventories, critical incidents and questionnaires will be used as tools to develop and enhance your spectrum of giving feedback and become more effective in the learning process.
Location: University of Twente
20
Nov
12:00 - 13:30
Rethinking education in light of systemic global dysfunction
Rethinking education in light of systemic global dysfunction
The current sustainability crisis demands a radical re-orientation of the way we learn. In this lunch lecture, Arjen Wals will consider sustainability to be emergent property of an ecology of learning that is created by a reflexive purposeful mix of actors, perspectives, forms or learning, connections and support mechanisms.
Location: TU Delft campus, Teaching Lab
13
Dec
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'Inclusiveness for better study results'
Workshop 'Inclusiveness for better study results'
When topics such as cultural differences, politics, gender and religious practices are discussed, even the most well-meaning can make painful mistakes that can lead to cultural conflict and misunderstanding. In this training, you are guided through some of the most challenging topics in the field of inclusion, such as micro-aggression, cultural appropriation and implicit bias. Furthermore you will be trained in this 1-day workshop how to create an inclusive environment in the 21st century.
Location: TU Eindhoven
14
Feb
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'Fear of failure'
Workshop 'Fear of failure'
International students are confronted with various challenges when moving abroad: increased stress, isolation, anxiety and difficulties, while adjusting to a very different environment. This 1-day training will explore how teaching and counselling staff can help students stabilise their self-esteem and cope with the emotions triggered by real or perceived failure. Themes such as culture and learning, acceptance of limitations, cognitive reframing and unconditional self-worth will be discussed. Participants will be provided with strategies and interventions to be used when encountering such cases.
Location: Wageningen University
19-20
Mar
09:00 - 17:00
Training 'Teaching in the international classroom'
Training 'Teaching in the international classroom'
This 2-day course is designed to help teaching staff at universities learn to teach their domestic and international students core intercultural competencies. Students need to learn these in order to interact more effectively and appropriately with the culturally diverse student population and lecturers they are encountering in today’s international classrooms and will continue to encounter during their future careers.
Location: TU Eindhoven
8
May
09:00 - 17:00
Workshop 'From emotional to cultural intelligence'
Workshop 'From emotional to cultural intelligence'
Cultural intelligence is even more relevant than emotional intelligence when living or working in an international context. In this 1-day workshop participants will work on both emotional and cultural intelligence skills and become familiarized with the importance of Cultural Intelligence when facing different cultures or while being abroad. Participants will learn the differences between emotional intelligence and cultural intelligence, and how to develop their Cultural Intelligence, in order to manage cross-cultural relationships effectively and translate interpersonal capacities in international contexts. Questionnaires, critical incidents and activities will be used.
Location: Wageningen University
20-24
Sep
09:00 - 17:00
SEFI2020 Conference
SEFI2020 Conference
Engaging a growing group of young people to embark on an engineering career is what we aim for. We share our passion to make the best of engineering education. By nature we engage with society, designing new solutions and helping to solve complex problems. New interdisciplinary opportunities arise when engaging with other domains. Engagement of businesses and organisations helps to prepare our students for their future career. 
Location: University of Twente