Last week, 600 secondary-school teachers and didactics specialists attended the final conference of Cultuur in de Spiegel (Culture in the Mirror), a major project led by the University of Groningen and Stichting Leerplan Ontwikkeling (SLO, Curriculum Development Foundation). Prof. Barend van Heusden developed a theoretical framework for cultural education at schools as part of Cultuur in de Spiegel. Fourteen pilot schools participated in the project. This was the first time that such large-scale research was conducted into a continuous curriculum for cultural education.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
The world is facing environmental crises, but pro-environmental action is seriously lagging behind. Contrary to popular beliefs, Thijs Bouman and Linda Steg argue that this is not caused by people undervaluing the environment, but rather by people structurally...
The humanities are diverse, dynamic, innovative and relevant to society. That is what we aim to show on Saturday September 14th, during the first Arts Festival!
Nienke Jonker studied whether individual differences in sensitivity to reward and punishment might play a role in eating disorders.