Koen Timmers

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Lecturer, researcher and author: In 2018 he was hailed by Bill Gates as one of the ten Global Teacher Prize finalists. Koen co-authored the book Teaching in the fourth industrial revolution and started several global projects such as the four-week Climate Action Project with 100 000 students from 98 countries focusing on climate change, creating interaction, finding solutions and taking action and the Kakuma Project offering free education via Skype to refugees.

Written by Koen Timmers

  1. COVID-19: Education unions stand united and mobilise

    Thinking about Pedagogy in an Unfolding Pandemic

    Armand Doucet, Dr. Deborah M. Netolicky, Koen Timmers, Francis Jim Tuscano
    20 March 2020

    Independent report on approaches to distance learning during the COVID-19 school closures written to inform the work of Education International and UNESCO. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is causing various levels of disruptions in education globally. At this current date (March 29th), UNESCO has 165 countries announcing school closures in an...

    Thinking about Pedagogy in an Unfolding Pandemic
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