Global Consultancy, Research & Design

Secundary Education / Highschool / Pre-university Education

Students work on genuine research assignments from task providers all over the world.
Task providers work in development projects in Africa, Asia, South and Central America.

Research Programmes

How to adapt to climate change? Focus on technical innovation and implementation.
Additional questions with regard to mitigation (limiting climate change).
Main issues:
Agriculture / Food

Developing businessplans, entrepreneurs skills, feasibility studies, marketing plans with small scale businesses in Africa, Asia or South-America. Research on the possibilities of micro finance and inclusive finance.

Research to support small medical centres in developing areas, mainly in African countries.

How to create better opportunities for active childhood learning, care & development in resource constrained schools? And: all about information campaigns

The migration Research Programme concerns four key issues:
Migration, problem or challenge?
Integration and re-integration
Information campaign
Entrepreneurs skills in secondary education

Together with local artists/craftspeople, research and design new souvenirs/art products that tourists like to buy (in a physical shop or online).

The Network

Children of Lamin (Gambia). Future for Young People (Gambia). Adamfo Ghana (Ghana). Fotco Ventures (Ghana). Adwuma Ye Foundation (Ghana). Backup Uganda (Uganda). Breadfruit House (Dominica) Stichting Morkiswa (Uganda). Stichting Nninaolugero (Uganda). Egoli Africa (Uganda). Initiative Uganda (Uganda). Revelation Children Ministries International (Uganda). Disability Art Project Uganda. Stichting Faso (Burkina Faso). Zeewolde Werelddorp (Burkina Faso). Sahel Foundation (Burkina Faso). Bachi-Amaa Foundation (Nepal). St. Benin Connection (Benin). St. Mwana na Mama Foundation (Burundi). Stichting Samay ( Bolivia). Niketan (Bangladesh). KROY Foundation (Dominican Republic). Stedenband Dordrecht-Bamenda (Cameroon). Projects Now (Zambia). Stichting Hope (Peru). Smokey Tours (The Philippines). Stichting Kolewa (Indonesia). Dutch Friendship Foundation (Sri Lanka). Stedenband Groningen, San Carlos (Nicaragua). Vrienden van Boukombe (Benin). Stichting Connected to Namibia (Namibia).

TU Delft. Nyenrode Business University. Experts from PUM. Foreign students IHS (Erasmus University).

Netherlands: Alfrink College (Zoetermeer). Almende College (Silvolde). Ashram College (Alphen a/d Rijn). Carolus Clusius College (Zwolle). Cambreur College (Dongen). CSG Prins Maurits (Middelharnis). De Meergronden (Almere). Lyceum aan Zee (Den Helder). Nuborgh College (Elburg). Tabor College (Hoorn). Van der Capellen College (Zwolle).

World: Lyce St. Exupary (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso). Gambian Senior Secondary School (Banjul, The Gambia), Gambia Methodist Academy (Bakau, The Gambia), St Peter Tech, junior and senior secondary school (Lamin, The Gambia), Babylon School (Lamin, The Gambia). O’Reilly Senior Secondary School (Accra, Ghana). Opoku Ware School (Kumasi, Ghana).

Zoe Heukels and Ingrid Dofferhoff (co-directors)

Miep Vlag and Erik Vos, advisors

Adodo Abla Adih-Nuviadenu, Worldschool Ambassador in Ghana

David Kawomera, Worldschool Ambassador in Uganda

Services and actions within the CRD network

1. Sufficient research assignments
2. Assignments are part of research programs; programmes are (digital) communities of students, teachers, experts and task providers
3. Digital Knowledge environments help students on their way
4. Study day to support students at Delft University or Nyenrode Business University
5. Access to a database with experts
6. Participation in the Worldschool Event, the annual student congress
7. Teachers, and teachers with students, can participate in a trip to projects in Africa(optional)
8. Students work digitally with students in developing countries
9. Transfer of global contacts from worldschool team to schools
10. Publication of student work on the website
11. Access to the private section of the World School Network website
12. Participation in other projects of the Worldschool Network; developing continuous learning lines for research and social involvement

Participating is optional for every school

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