CoP Pedagogy & Didactics

In several regions, teachers, professors and school leaders in vmbo, mbo and hbo are experimenting with ways to involve issues of sustainable development in their environment in the education they provide. Teachers want to professionalize around pedagogy and didactics to connect their teaching to sustainability issues in the environment. To stimulate supra-regional knowledge development on this theme, we are organizing a Community of Practice (CoP). 

In the Community of Practice, teachers from the vmbo, mbo and hbo levels work together. The starting point of the Community of Practice is that participants learn and develop at the same time: in the community they find inspiration, practical knowledge and support to take their practical problem further. They then apply this in practice and bring new insights back to the community.

"You give someone a stage, among like-minded people, by having them tell you about one thing they are proud of. Then other teachers then became very excited about that: they immediately asked if materials could be shared with them and wanted more information about the methods used."

In addition to this Community of Practice, there are also CoPs around hybrid learning environments, and vision & leadership. They have a joint kick-off session and three follow-up sessions per group. Facilitators supported the three Communities of Practice with intake interviews, the guidance of the sessions, with creative work forms and inviting experts in the field of educational innovation, transition issues or (learning for) sustainable development.

Want to know more?
Want to know more about this project? Then please contact Simone Kleinhout of SME.

Join Sustainability Skills!
The CoP hybrid learning environments is now complete. Below we tell you how you can join the program.

  • Would your organization like to join one of the existing regional collaborations (Friesland; Flevoland; Utrecht; South Holland; Rotterdam)? If so, please contact Daan de Kruijf at
  • Does your initiative connect education, business, government and researchers at the regional level? And would you like to join the program to develop and/or grow this initiative? We would like to get to know you better. Fill in this questionnaire and we will contact you within 7 business days!
  • Stay informed? Sign up for the newsletter! 





In the Sustainability Skills program, members of the Learning for Tomorrow cooperative explored how vocational education can train young people for the circular transition....
Leading up to this article, we struck up a conversation with Daan de Kruijf. Daan has now been active for Learning for Tomorrow for three years as...

More Projects

Share this page: