From supply to demand-driven education at Windesheim University of Applied Science

"The success of the Windesheim Education Platform is a testament to the power of partnership and innovation. It's not just about the technology; it's about how it empowers educators and students to co-create education that is dynamic, engaging, and aligned with the demands of the future."
Client
Institiution
Windesheim University of Applied Sciences
Implementation year
Customer since
2021
Written by
Pieter Smit
Published on
November 14, 2023

The Challenge

This transformation requires shifting from supply-driven to demand-driven education

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences faced a significant challenge in evolving their educational model to be more student-centric and flexible. The shift from a supply-driven to a demand-driven approach meant rethinking how education was delivered, requiring a transformation in both mindset and technology.

Steven Loosekot, solution consultant at TimeEdit remarked, "The transition towards a demand-driven educational framework is not just a shift in technology; it's a cultural shift within the institution. It demands a deep understanding of student needs and a flexible infrastructure that can adapt to those needs."

The Approach

To address this challenge, TimeEdit collaborated closely with Windesheim to understand their unique needs and objectives. This partnership involved detailed discussions with various stakeholders at the university to ensure the solution was perfectly tailored to their requirements.

The implementation of TE Curriculum, known at Windesheim as the Windesheim Education Platform, was central to this approach. It was designed to simplify and streamline the management of education descriptions, thereby shaping the educational framework to support a more adaptable learning journey for students.

The Results

The adoption of TE Curriculum at Windesheim led to significant improvements in the management of their curricula. It provided a unified platform where stakeholders could easily access, modify, and verify curriculum-related data, ensuring a consistent and up-to-date educational framework.

Steven Loosekot reflected on the outcomes, saying, "The success of the Windesheim Education Platform is a testament to the power of partnership and innovation. It's not just about the technology; it's about how it empowers educators and students to co-create education that is dynamic, engaging, and aligned with the demands of the future."

Through this case study, it's evident that the collaboration between Windesheim and TimeEdit, particularly the contributions from Steven Loosekot and the TimeEdit team, was instrumental in achieving a transformative educational model that prioritizes flexibility, student engagement, and a demand-driven approach.

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