Corona: some pupils are extra duped by first closure primary schools23-03-2021
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-Synthesis Study: Urban Sustainability Transitions: Energy, Climate, & Circularity23-03-2021
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.
Flex work for every type of labour24-11-2017
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).
Weighing career prospects pays off for vocational education students17-11-2017
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 for school leavers is better but still not ideal05-09-2017
Release of the ROA report on school leavers 2016.
People with a job learn most during their work19-07-2017
People with a job tend to learn more when carrying out their daily tasks and collaborating with experienced colleagues.
Learning at the workplace for auditors18-05-2017
Therese Grohnert, PhD candidate at Maastricht University, wanted to know why audit firms sometimes form insufficiently supported judgements on their clients’ financial statements.
Wealthy people donate almost €8000 to charities28-10-2016
Research conducted by ABN AMRO MeesPierson and Maastricht University found that Dutch people with a disposable income of at least €500,000 give an average of €7,915 per year to charities
Higher likelihood of budget miscalculations in the case of management changes in major projects14-07-2016
Large projects, in which it is known that later changes in management will occur, lead to greater miscalculations in the budget than situations in which such a change is not known in advance...