An educational tool for planning and monitoring the teaching-learning process in Dutch secondary education
Dutch higher secondary education is to be reformed in the next few years. The new system will be learner-orientated: it is intended that students will learn much more independently from teachers who will facilitate the learning process. This concerns a rather radical change in the view of learning, and therefore teaching, and students as well as teachers do need to transform their behavior. Both students and teachers will have new responsibilities in the educational process. To support these changes an educational tool for planning and monitoring the teaching-learning process will be developed. The tool consists of a database of activities, a planning module for students and a monitoring module for teachers. The tool should be linked to existing school management systems and to educational courseware and student assessment tools. An important aspect of the implementation of the system is that the coordinating body (PRINT) is preparing arrangements to make this system a nationwide standard for all educational parties involved.