Agile for Higher Education

Ideally, how do we prepare students for the ever-changing labor market? What will their career look like? Several teachers and educational institutions address to the matter regarding facilitating their curriculum and innovation within the education. It’s about adapting to the changing world, transparency, moving along and anticipating the unpredictable. That is when the Agile – Higher Education mindset training comes into play.

This course is developed specifically for teachers and educators, to use Agile in the higher education context. You will learn about the Agile mindset and to apply Scrum in your everyday work. You will learn to act as an Agile coach or Product Owner for you students and to translate the pros of Agile and Scrum to your colleagues and students.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

During this Agile – Higher Education course you will learn to:

  • Teach your students about Agile and Scrum
  • Set up an Agile education curriculum
  • Apply Scrum in the classroom
  • Developing learning projects by utilizing Scrum
  • Prepare students for the labor market

 

 

 

Interested?

Are you enthusiastic about applying Agile for Higher Education in your classroom? On request we provide this training for education teams who want to become Agile together with a group of colleagues. Contact us for more information!

Program

The training days run from 9 am to 5 pm, including a break.

Day 1 – Agile practice

During the first day you become acquainted with the Agile mindset and principles. You will learn to apply Scrum values and principles in the classroom. What are the framework conditions? What does it mean for the teacher and the student? How does it fit in the current educational system?

 

  • Agile and Scrum: the why and how of Agile
  • Innovative and co-creative education
  • Agile values in the classroom
  • Roles in and out of the classroom

 

Day 2 – Experiencing Agile working

What is the impact of Agile and Scrum in education? During the second day you will learn a practical approach in the rituals, roles and artefacts of the Scrum framework. How will students deal with the self-organization and how do you create a safe environment? Next up are the first steps for the implementation of Agile – Higher Education working in the classroom.

 

  • Challenges of Scrum in education
  • Using the Scrum framework in study projects
  • Development of students and the role of the teacher
  • Working together in a reflective, critical and conscious way

Audience

This training is especially created for:

  • Teachers in Higher professional education
  • Teachers in University education
  • Staff educators
  • Directors in education
  • Information officers
  • Community managers
  • Advisors
  • TypeCourse
  • Period 2 days
  • Maximum number of participants:18
  • Level:Advanced
  • Language:English
  • Lunch included:Yes
  • Exam:Yes
  • Incompany:Yes
  • Payment methods:Invoice, iDEAL, CreditCard