By Kimberly Friesen - Feb 3rd, 2017
As a student of urban design that lives in the care institution Humanitas, he has managed to inspire many people with his story of how young and old can learn from each other. We are speaking about Jurrïen Mentink. It has been a year since he was a speaker at TedxAmsterdamEducation and we looked back at his year since then with him, and also hear about his future plans.
By the TEDxAmsED Content Creators - Jan 24th, 2017
Times of great change and shift require collaboration and collective brainpower. What can we learn from other sectors besides education?
By Garrett Cleland - Jan 23rd, 2017
The winner of the 2016 TEDxAmsterdamED award, Studio Moio, a non-profit focused on developing the untapped resource of drop-outs, is setting a great example for future participants. We got the run down with founder Nathalie Lecina about what has happened since winning the award.
By Robin Roosenstein - Dec 20th, 2016
TEDxAmsterdamED is looking for new team members!
As TEDxAmsterdamED we are contributing to the exciting movement around education in the Netherlands. We engage the entire community, both inside and out, and present knowledge and inspiration from inspired people with ideas worth spreading. We have presented four mainstage events in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and Theater Amsterdam and are preparing the next one in may 2017. For a peek at some of our talks, check YouTube. As with all TED(x) events, TEDxAmsterdamED is a nonprofit organization and exists entirely on the generosity of volunteers, sponsors and partners.
At the moment we are looking to fill the following positions:
By Jessika Lynch - Dec 12th, 2016
Dear TEDxAmsterdamED community,
Five years ago we launched this platform with a single idea: What if we could create an event to open up education to the outside world and provide inspiration to the inside? TED, as it turned out, was branching further into their TED-Ed platform and happy to give us a voice and a license. Through that one idea we launched TEDxAmsterdamED and have since brought more than sixty ideas from both inside and outside our community to our stage and to TEDx online.
By Jessika Lynch - May 16th, 2016
What happens when you try to be an inspiring teacher and everything seems to fail? What do you try next in order to create excitement in learning?
By Don McMinn - May 10th, 2016
This is the third and final part of our series on making lifelong learning an invigorating part of your everyday life. You can find part one HERE and part two HERE.