"On a Plate", a short story about privilege
Illustrator Toby Morris reminds us that not everyone gets the same privileges in life, with this brilliant comic titled “On a Plate”. The illustrations depict the story of two individuals born into different households and how their backgrounds and families play a huge role in the kind of opportunities they get in life.
Teaching 76 students in one class
Curious about Out of curiosity for the day- to- day lives from of her colleagues in the Southin other countries , teacher in Project General subjects Joke De Dycker travels to the DR Congo. After a few days as an observerobserving classes in a secondary agricultural school , she spends a day teaching there herself, which doesn’t necessarily go as planned… Check out her story in this video!
Vulnerable learners: the teacher matters
Inequity both in schools and wider society plays an important role in the learning experiences of vulnerable children. Prof. Kwame Akyeampong argued that teachers should be first in line to create learning opportunities. Click here to watch his lecture.
Two teachers in the classroom: co-teaching in Vietnamese preschools
In most preschools in Vietnam, two teachers teach the same class at the same time. We illustrate this co-teaching practice with videos and focus on strenghts and challenges for teachers and schools in Vietnam. these observations help to reflect on co-teaching in Flanders. What can we learn from Vietnam to strenghten the practice of co-teaching in Flanders?
Students on the benefits of an internship for their development
Internships abroad are very valuable for the personal and professional development of students. VVOB asked Flemish students a couple of questions after their internship in VVOB’s partner countries.
Internship mentors on the benefits of an internship of a Flemish student
VVOB asked some internship mentors questions on the benefits of an internship of a Flemish student
Flemish university colleges about the advantages of international mobility
International mobility has not only added value for the personal development of students and teachers. It can also contribute to the internationalisation of the curriculum and thus add value to the course and the university college as a whole.