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Cross-curricular and project-based teaching30395/4621/2122/1/21
Study guide

Cross-curricular and project-based teaching

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • IC Education, programme stage 3
  • IC Sports program
    Choice package:
    • Secondary education - sports program: choose for 12 ECTS CREDITS
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 81,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2021 ()

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs24,00 hours
Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Co-ordinator: Bossuyt Barber
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1


Stick to an outline and a reasonable division of tasks with the team 2.2 - I
Run efficient and effective meetings 2.2 – T
Run efficient and effective meetings with an interdisciplinary team 2.2 – I
Form an authentic / innovative learning environment according to a project method. 8.2 T
Take part in self-created cross-curricular projects - 8.2 – T
Develop a learning environment with attention for stimulating the intrepreneurial spirit of pupils - 8.4 – T
Pursue coherence in the courses on offer, in both subject-specific and cross-curricular education - 9.3 – T
Translate learning content and strategies into stimulating and cross-curricular learning activities - 9.4 – T


The course unit comprises the following parts:

principles of creative thinking, problem solving and innovative thinking
project-based learning
design, organise and do extramural activities within a project with cross-curricular themes
design a schedule and plan the division of the tasks (in a team) and stick to it
applying and integrating meeting techniques in an interdisciplinary team

Order of enrolment

There are no prerequisites for this course.


No prior knowledge of Dutch is required
Basic knowledge of English

Final objectives

Actively participate in a (wide) school team
Create a dynamic and innovative learning environment in all its facets in an enterprising manner
Integrate subject-specific and didactic expertise to create customised learning opportunities for all students

Teaching methods

  • Activating lecture
    Additional information: Interactive lecture
  • Assignment
    Additional information: Task

Study guidance

Use of the electronic learning environment

Self study material


Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Outside exam scheduleObservation of performance of the student60,00Observation of the performance of the student: process evaluation and performance
In line with language-based education language will be taken into account in the evaluation of all assignments.
Outside exam scheduleProduct/design40,00Project
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Inside Regular exam scheduleIntegrated assessment100,00Paper and presentation
In line with language-based education language will be taken into account in the evaluation of all assignments.

Other study materials

Using the electronic learning environment

Recommended literature:
Gaublomme A. en Madalijns R. (2017). Projecten begrijpen en organiseren. De weg naar een geslaagd project. Uitgeverij Lannoo.

Study costs

The cost of the written study material is estimated at around 15 euro. Other study costs are estimated at around 25 euro. The real cost will be determined by the activities to which the students participate.

Other study costs are estimated at around 300 euro. The real cost will be determined by the activities to which the students participate (only for Cofeb - virtual Enterprise).