TEDxAmsterdamED news
Personal Growth/Psychologie

Five Reasons to Be a Lifelong Learner

By Don McMinn - Mar 15th, 2016

This is the first of our three-part series on making lifelong learning a beneficial and invigorating part of your everyday life.

Interview with Lainie Liberti and Miro Siegel – The world is our classroom

By Maylis Buonomo - Mar 15th, 2016

When they started what was supposed to be a one-year mother-and-son trip in 2009, Lainie and Miro never expected to create a community sharing experiences about ‘world schooling’ and certainly no intention of leaving their ‘normal lives’ for so long. Seven years later and still traveling, they describe themselves as ‘unschoolers’ - natural lifelong learners - and like to see the world as their classroom. We discussed their learning processes, their expectations for the day of the talk and the message they would like to share about education.

Yolanda Eijgenstein: Small steps towards big dreams

By Mariette Reineke - Mar 2nd, 2016

Mariette Reineke, PR manager for TEDxAmsterdamED 2016, recently spoke to Yolanda Eijgenstein. Yolanda has recently joined the board of TEDxAmsterdamED and this year's event will be her first.

Mariette set out to find out what motivated Yolanda to become a board member, what her view is on Life Long Learning based on her own experience in the corporate world and her ideas about the future of TEDxAmsterdamEducation.

TEDxAmsterdamED Side Events

By Coraline Reeder - Mar 2nd, 2016

In alliance with the Ministry for Education, various schools and teachers organisations, TEDxAmsterdamED would like to invite you to join our Event on the 20th of April!

TEDxAmsterdamED Award: Do you have a great idea? Then apply now!

By Robin Roosenstein - Feb 21st, 2016

We proudly introduce the first annual TEDxAmsterdamED Award! For this year's award we are looking for ideas that connect to the 2016 theme of the event - #BornToLearn.
This could be an opportunity for initiatives, changemakers or organisations that are breaking ground in education and/or lifelong learning and wish to share their innovative solutions with the world.

TEDxAmsED 2016 Act: Dansmakers Amsterdam & Bitter Sweet Dance

By Kathy Jastrzebski - Feb 18th, 2016

Choreographer Liat Waysbort, along with dancers Ivan Ugrin, Angela Linssen and Amy Gale, will present a short fragment of their production Please me Please - a performance that examines the impact of our desire to please and the consequences this may have.

Newsletter TEDxAmsterdamED 2016: Born To Learn

By Robin Roosenstein - Feb 16th, 2016

Do you want to know what we're up to? We have just send out our first newsletter! Check it out for the latest news and our team's favourite TED talk.

TEDxAmsterdamED forms Brain Trust 2016

By Linda Stolp - Feb 5th, 2016

In preparation for this year’s TEDxAmsterdamED Event, we have formed the TEDxAmsterdamEducation Brain Trust 2016 composed of six movers and shakers with their hearts, heads and hands steeped in education. People who want to learn every day and are willing to help us expand our outreach into various vital areas such as business/trade, government, NGO's and cultural institutions.