«befter» project before & after the experience The Goal Creating a team experience for building a relationship to the «real world» and in collaboration between teams across the world. The Reason Why Through a self-made experience students can reach a … Continue reading «befter» – a new teaching and learning method
Teaching & Learning Web “The Horse” concept “The Horse” concept forms a basis for applied learning methods in combination with experiences. It combines elements of active learning with self-responsibility and enables collaboration across national borders. We started in late 2015, during this time the so called «befter» method has developed where seven lighthouses (steps) point the way. On September 09 2018 we founded THE ! association (the-horse.education), “The Horse Education” association. In total about 150 published team contributions on dontwastemy.energy originated under “The Horse” concept and the «befter» approach (02/2021). Many student-created videos, surveys, images and interviews have evolved! Our … Continue reading “The Horse” concept
End Food Waste! – The Challenge When we heard that this year’s befter topic was revolved around food and climate we quickly decided that our project had to be based on food waste, because it is a serious issue for … Continue reading End Food Waste – The Challenge
DOMAIN CHANGE & some statistics We have changed the domain save-energy.tips to dontwastemy.energy – so it matches better the website motto “don’t waste my energy!” Here some statistics: We are very happy about the visitors’ interest for our students’ project website and The Horse … Continue reading The Horse Education since 2016
Our climate is changing. This is something we can’t deny. The icecaps are melting, the sea level is rising, some animal/plant species are disappearing, … Therefore, we should study and try to prevent the causes of global warming. The main … Continue reading The Mystery of Kalmthoutse Heide
A partial analysis of Antwerp international airport We all know air travel has negative effects on the environment but just how bad is it? [Zurich’s partner team contribution “What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?“] Negative effects of … Continue reading Sustainable flights
That we are in the middle of the climate change is no secret. The news all over the world are filled with headlines which tell us that we are not looking into a bright future but what does this mean … Continue reading How can plants survive in the climate change?
Hello everyone, For our project befter (before & after the experience) we chose the topic chicken consumption. We had a lot of questions about this theme, like how much chicken meat does our society consume daily? How do the chickens … Continue reading Chicken consumption
Dear Audience, We chose the topic “dry slag processing“, which means the process of the materials which were not burnable and came again out of the … Continue reading What happens during the DRY SLAG process?
Introduction The NEST (Next Evolution in Sustainable Building Technologies) is a research and innovation of the Empa (Swiss interdisciplinary research institute for materials science and technology development). We want to obtain closer information about the Nest, which is placed in … Continue reading The Nest – exploring the future of buildings
Hi everyone, This is our finished befter projectino (befter – before & after the experience) about Electric cars. We chose this topic because we believe electric cars will play a huge part in our future and therefore wanted to know … Continue reading Overview of electric cars and personal experience
City climate 2020/21 – collaborative projects are in the making Collaborations across borders and cultures! The overall topic is “City Climate” with special focus on “City Trees”. More about city climate » Sharing 2020 Sharing and using instead of owning and storing. The student teams are developing new ways of sharing things in the context of a circular economy and saving resources. More about sharing » Food & climate 2019/20 – a crosscultural collaboration project Collaborations across continents! Belgium, India, Switzerland, South Africa and Taiwan – 110 students, 7 teachers and experts are collaborating. The topic is “food and climate” … Continue reading Projects’ overview
Let’s imagine, there is a huge wall surrounding Zurich city. Only e-cars are allowed to pass the barriers to get into the town. In the picture … Continue reading Zurich city without fuel-powered cars
2021 – City Climate City Climate ’21, India, Kerala, Christ Nagar Senior Secondary School (christnagarschool.in), city of Trivandrum City Climate ’21, Switzerland, Zurich/Wetzikon, Business School wkvk :: Teams BM18a & BM2VZ: => Click on an image to watch the video (vimeo.com) More City Climate 2020/21 teams follow. 2020 – food & climate Collaborations across cultures, borders and sub-continents! Add-on projects “Sharing” by BM17a members. Seven classes & groups from Antwerp, Delhi, Kerala and Zurich created wonderful befter contributions together. Heads up! Teams befter 2019 Students from Business School wkvw Wetzikon (wkvw.ch), Zürich, Switzerland & Moretus Secondary School … Continue reading Website creation teams