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Report on the ‘student-led session’ model

16 February 2021

As a programme in the newest faculty at the University of Groningen, University College Fryslân (UCF) strives to provide eager and diverse students with inspiring teachers that make use of creative and small-scale teaching methods.

One such emerging method is the ‘student-led session’ model, where students lead classes and are responsible for preparation and discussion, Like any method, it has its advantages and drawbacks. With this report, we sought to document experiences, with strengths and weaknesses of this unique teaching format, by consulting those who are already developing and exploring it. The aim is to introduce the approach and provide a fuller picture to our community and beyond. We aim to spark discussion and to encourage further developments. Ultimately, we hope to inspire others to be creative and curious and to experiment with student leadership.

The Goals and Objectives

  • Collect and consolidate insights from teachers
  • Collect and consolidate students' perception and experiences
  • Communicate and reflect findings to CF staff members
  • Encourage more teachers to experiment with student-led sessions


Want to know more? You can read the full report.

Last modified:16 February 2021 12.57 p.m.

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