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  • Corona: some pupils are extra duped by first closure primary schools

    23-03-2021

    During the first school closure in primary education in the 2019/2020 school year as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, pupils from all backgrounds suffered a delay in learning growth compared to the previous years. However, the delay is greater for some pupils than for other pupils. This is shown by research by scientists at Maastricht University based on the National Cohort Research Education (NCO).

  • VerDus-synthesestudie

    VerDus-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & Circularity

    23-03-2021

    How do we involve citizens in the sustainability transition? When do they start participating? What solutions could reliably count on wide public support and how do we find these? What implications could such an approach have for governmental practices? What barriers do sustainable solutions encounter at the institutional level and how could these be overcome?

    By synthesizing the results of twelve different research projects, Joop de Kraker and René Kemp (Maastricht Sustainability Institute) try to provide answers to questions like these.

  • Flexible work

    Flex work for every type of labour

    24-11-2017

    Correlations can be found between the type of flex work and the nature of the activities carried out and between the type of flex work and the profession (Inaugural lecture Wendy Smit).

  • ROA report

    Weighing career prospects pays off for vocational education students

    17-11-2017

    Vocational education students who carefully weighed the associated career prospects when choosing a degree programme were more likely to succeed on the labour market.

  • Labour market school leavers

    Labour market for school leavers is better but still not ideal

    05-09-2017

    Release of the ROA report on school leavers 2016.

  • People with a job learn most during their work

    19-07-2017

    People with a job tend to learn more when carrying out their daily tasks and collaborating with experienced colleagues.

  • Learning at the workplace for auditors

    Learning at the workplace for auditors

    18-05-2017

    Therese Grohnert, PhD candidate at Maastricht University, wanted to know why audit firms sometimes form insufficiently supported judgements on their clients’ financial statements.

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