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This event aimes to offer inspiration and appreciate education. Dr Roos van Maanen discusses the theme 'Learning as a community' and shares examples of education organized by Amsterdam Green Campus. Next, the Central Student Council and ASVA Student Union present the Lecturer of the Year for each faculty!

Event details of Hour of Education
Date 18 May 2022
Time 16:00 -17:00


16.00   Opening by Rector Magnificus Karen Maex
16.05   Keynote by Dr Roos van Maanen about Amsterdam Green Campus
16.20   Q&A with van Maanen
16.25   Announcement of faculty winners of the UvA Lecturer of the Year award 2022
by Central Student Council and ASVA Student Union
16.55   Ending

This event is presented in English from one of the Hybrid Learning Theatres, which makes it easy for every lecturer and student to join online.

Dr Roos van Maanen

About Dr Roos van Maanen

Dr Roos van Maanen is projectmanager at Amsterdam Green Campus. She has a PhD in Ecology, has been teaching at different schools and developed different levels and has experience in business development. She is thrives in connecting people of different backgrounds and disciplines. Her expertise lies in translating questions from nonscientific organizations to scientific organization and universities, and the other way around. Furthermore, she organized several co-creation sessions and symposia for triple-helix cooperation projects. During the last two years she focused on community building for students, teachers, entrepreneurs and public institutions, theme meetings, workshops, and soft skills development.

About Amsterdam Green Campus

A unique form of education and an example of Learning as a community. Amsterdam Green Campus serves as a regional innovation platform, where researchers, educational institutions and entrepreneurs work together with students from mbo, hbo and wo on the overall theme of 'sustainability'. Within 'sustainability', they work on five different themes, from the outside in on valorization projects with students and in events. Learning and working together with society as a whole, Amsterdam Green Campus collects assignments from society to set out appropriate educational assignments. In doing so, students develop unique skills all linked to communicating with clients, adaptability, interdisciplinarity and project-based work.