Monthly Archives: June 2016

What is it with the systems approach?

… and explaining what it is about and how it works? Yes, what indeed?       This post presents one more explanation of the systems approach. I am convinced that everybody does it – I mean the systems approach (in a probably … Continue reading

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Dutch education reform controversies

And the issue of how to develop critical global citizenship This post discusses the possible contribution of the systems approach, whether in the form of critical heuristics or otherwise, to the development of critical global citizenship as a key skill … Continue reading

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What is job networking?

And how does personal marketing work? Job networking model     The world is full of job coaches, employment councillors and career advisors, whose noble job is to guide job seekers through their job seeking process. I scoured the Internet for a model on … Continue reading

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What perspective for Northern Mali?

And what role for Dutch military in UN Peacekeeping? Tuareg rebellions    There have been 4 Tuareg rebellions since the independence of Mali: 1962–64, 1990–95, 2007–09, and 2012-2014. During the second rebellion – while I was there – the Tuaregs started … Continue reading

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What is Europe about?

And how should it address the trouble it is in? This post looks at the current European challenges from the viewpoint of three sets of fundamental values that are shown to be intricately interrelated and grounded in European history. Rejection … Continue reading

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