My journey I started my research journey in wanting to shape the education system to allow it to become a more positive learning environment for third culture kids. I [...]
About Lieve LichterGrowing up I lived in six different countries; Canada, Australia, Greece, Taiwan, England and the Netherlands. This made me interested in understanding how education systems can contribute to a sense of belonging for third culture kids.
Throughout my research process I have conducted quantitative research on the educational system, nieuwkomersgroepen, culture and integration within the Netherlands. From my own experiences and the research, I have [...]
In my previous blog I talked about doughnut education and the regulations of traditional education. The situation at the moment has meant that all students have to stay at [...]
Doughnut Economics: The Doughnut, or Doughnut economics, is a visual framework for sustainable development – shaped like a doughnut – combining the concept of planetary boundaries with the complementary [...]
Holistic education; is a relatively new movement in education that seeks to engage all aspects of the learner, including mind, body and spirit. (Wikipedia, n.d.) The holistic approach is [...]
‘Beschermjassen’ bring you back to the strengths of your family your culture and your history. It is the safe disclosures that help one get through a difficult phase. Everyone needs ‘beschermjassen’ in times of difficulty and vulnerability.
Migration to another country, to a different culture, is a major change in someone's life. It is not just a move, you leave part of your family, your language, your environment and your culture. Migration is a complex transition because many changes are occurring at the same time.
Have you ever experienced walking into a room; being overdressed, everyone seeming to know one another and there are no available seats? That feeling that you undergo walking into that room is the same feeling third culture kids have every time they walk into a new education system.