Her goals include sustainable CEL implementation and studying the effects of CEL approaches on academic learning outcomes. She collaborates with UCR ‘s board to modernize teaching methods and explore innovative educational program and will support and connect existing and new CEL initiatives within University College Roosevelt, Utrecht University, HZ University of Applied Sciences and community partners. Her research will primarily analyze the effects of CEL in health and care, aiming to optimize learning conditions for students in such settings.

Todays’ students want to work on societal issues such as poverty, climate change, migration and health inequality; community engagement early in their career supports them in this
Prof. Gerda Andringa

Prof. Gerda Andringa’s promotion represents a significant step in enhancing experiential learning, benefiting both students, the academic community, and societal partners in Zeeland and beyond. Prof. Andringa continues to teach and work at University College Roosevelt, sharing her expertise with students and colleagues.