Getting to know the next generation of breakthrough leaders. Meet Dennis Berkhof and Marco van der Werf (MDE242)

Minter Dialogue with Dennis Berkhof and Marco van der Werf Dennis Berkhof and Marco van der Werf are the co-founders of BIT Students Foundation, based in Amsterdam, a not-for-profit way for students to learn to code for free. The Bit Students "campus" is located inside the very original Student Hotel. On the heels of their successful…

Real leadership credentials and schools as social networks

Great leadership is undoubtedly rare.  Establishing the best leadership credentials is a tricky task for any board.  Every culture has their preferences, and it would be foolish to suggest that the best perceived schools are bad credentials anywhere.  Schools act as social networks and schoolmates are, hopefully, lifelong friends.  However, there comes a point in…

The Grand Divide Between Education & Teaching

The difference between Educating and Teaching... and the emptiness inside I have decided to translate into English a post I did in French over the weekend due to the interesting discussion that it provoked. An article, entitled (for you francophones) « Il y a un divorce entre enseignement intellectuel et formation morale », by Jacqueline…