Maker education stimulates innovative and entrepreneurial learning

Dennis ter Borg

To prepare young people for current and future societal challenges, it is necessary for the education system to shift its focus towards the development of digital manufacturing, social innovation and entrepreneurship. Maker education and collaborations with organizations outside the school facilitate these skills in young people. Primary and secondary schools must therefore be stimulated and trained to include these forms of learning. That is the outcome of the policy plan of the DOIT project, aimed at policy makers in education.

Read the full article here (in Dutch) or read the DOIT Policy Recommendations (in English).