The Tilburg Educational Profile: Examples of Practice
What does the Tilburg Educational Profile imply for our students, staff and alumni?
Thanks to innovative education, I have more time for interaction, discussion and reflection.
You can be knowledgeable and awfully skilled but what do you really want to contribute?
More stories about the Tilburg Education Profile
- Kenny Meesters (teachter): new Bootcamp teaching method
- Improving Society Lab (René Peters) and De Smeetskring (Eric Kemmeren)
- Jeroen Kuilman (vice dean)
- Paula Schrijver and Veronique Coenen (students)
- Bart Engelen and Renée Zonneveld (teachers)
- Jeroen Kuilman and Vincent Wiegerinck (project leaders)
- Smartphone Orchestra: The Social Sorting Experiment
- Marenne Gevers (student)
- Tea Kiphidze (student)
- Kees van Rengs (alumnus)
- Colette Cuijpers (teacher)
- Aswin van Oijen (teacher)
- Erik de Bruijn (alumnus)
- Alkeline van Lenning (professor)
- Sevket Kocakaya (student)
- Ellen Dreezens (teacher)
- Sevket Kocakaya (student)
- Ellen Dreezens (teacher)
- Hein Fleuren (professor)
- Meindert Flikkema (teacher)
- Sunday Heagbetus (student)
- TILT Law Clinics
- Josette Dijkhuizen (entrepreneur)
- JADS wildlife hackathon
- Brabant Robot Challenge
- Joshua Paas (student)
- Visual Thinking Strategies: observation, critical thinking, clear formulation
- Oxfam Novib Clinic
- Fimme Jagersma (student Enactus)
- Emile Aarts (former rector magnificus, professor)
- Merlijn van Hulst (teacher)
- The Resilience Project
- Outreaching Honors Program
New book on success, failure, and resilience in higher education27th November 2020
The existing culture of success has also impacted our educational landscape. How does this striving for excellence impact students? And how do we promote students’ resilience against performance pressure? A diverse range of authors from the academic world have shed light on this subject in a recently published book, Success and Failure in Higher Education: Building Resilience in Students, edited by Dr. Tessa Leesen and Professor Alkeline van Lenning.
View of the world24th November 2020
Many students can count on their fair share of mathematics and statistics during their studies. But anyone who thinks they see little of “the real world” because of this is wrong. Thanks to initiatives like De Smeetskring and Improving Society Lab the doors to society are open wide. Both initiatives are great examples of how Tilburg University students use their knowledge and skills to play a meaningful role in society.
Refugee-student Mohammed: ‘I have to do it, whatever the cost’20th November 2020
There are many highly educated refugee-students (asylum permit holders) who have the ambition to pursue an academic education in the Netherlands but do not yet have the right diplomas to be directly admitted. Tilburg University offers these refugee-students to opportunity to take a pre-Bachelor’s program that prepares them for an academic Bachelor’s program. In this way, they can still make their dream come true.
Pilot fund Science communication by scientists: Appreciated!30th October 2020
The pilot fund ‘Science communication by scientists: Appreciated!’ supports scientists who are committed to science communication. The Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science has made one million euros available for this purpose. This fund is administered by the Academy.
Interview Jeroen Kuilman: 'We involve students in everything we do'16th October 2020
Students should take charge of their careers, according to Vice Dean Jeroen Kuilman. A discussion about the quality of education, lecturing during corona, and studying abroad. “Of course, it’s also great to travel, to meet new people, and to party with them.”
Tilburg’s Economics graduates most popular among employers23rd September 2020
Anyone taking a Master's degree in Economics at Tilburg University can count on great interest from employers. This is the conclusion of a survey conducted by the Magnet.me career platform among users of the site.
Educational innovators Tilburg University join ComeniusNetwork25th June 2020
The Comenius Network welcomes new members, including two lecturers from Tilburg University. Dr. Michael Bender and Dr. Marco Da Rin will join as Teaching Fellow for innovation projects in their education. The Comenius Network brings together acknowledged educational innovators to enhance higher education. Members of the network distinguish themselves by an appealing combination of the love for teaching and the way in which they put educational innovation into practice.
Tilburg University students present creative solutions during the Brabant Robot Challenge16th June 2020
On Wednesday June 10 the final of the Brabant Robot Challenge 2020 took place. Five interdisciplinary student teams joined forces to come up with creative solutions for robotics challenges, formulated by institutions in the healthcare sector. This year there was a shared first place for two teams in which students from Tilburg University participated: the team for Máxima MC and the team for Farent.
‘Character development ties in perfectly with the aspirational motto of Tilburg University: Understanding society.’04th June 2020
Interview with Vincent Wiegerinck and Jeroen Kuilman about ‘character’ in education
Vincent Wiegerinck, until April 1, 2020 project leader of the Tilburg Educational Profile (TEP), and his successor, Jeroen Kuilman, talk about an important component of TEP: character development in education. What do we mean by character? How should it be integrated into the Bachelor’s programs? What role can lecturers and students play? And also, what effects does distance education have on TEP?
The Tilburg Educational Profile: next implementation phase17th March 2020
In 2015, the policy paper on the Tilburg Educational Profile [hyperlink] (TEP) was published and a great deal has since been done to implement TEP within and outside the educational programs of Tilburg University.
Third prize for Tilburg University students in Milgard School of Business Case Competition09th March 2020
Four TiSEM students won the third prize in the 9th Milgard School of Business Case Competition on Leadership & Social Responsibility in Tacoma (Seattle, USA) on Friday, February 28. In this business case competition, teams from various universities joined battle on a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) case. In total, 19 teams participate, from universities world-wide. Tilburg University was the only European participant.
Tilburg University launches Sustainability Factory03rd February 2020
The President of the Tilburg University Executive Board, Koen Becking, has launched the Sustainability Factory on February 3: it is the university’s ‘green office’, that stimulates sustainability initiatives by both students and staff. On that occasion, he also signed a document pledging the university’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Program a robot at Science Lab19th November 2019
In addition to the successful DataCamp courses, you can now also sign up for Science lab! At the Science Lab, there are several computers and robots available that you can use. This is not a class or course: You are completely free to experiment with these robots and try things out that you think are interesting. Science Lab is for all students, regardless of whether they have prior knowledge of programming or not.