Research group Sustainable Communities
Lines of research within the research group
A promising transition between primary and secondary education
Inequality in education is a major social challenge. Some young people never get the chance to develop their talents. One of the determining moments for these development opportunities is the transition from primary education (PO) to secondary education (VO).
Art and Positive Health
The use of art to promote positive health is receiving increasing attention.
Bridge builders and frontiersmen
In order to tackle complex social issues, cooperation between professionals at school, in the neighbourhood and around the family is a prerequisite. This requires innovation of the existing infrastructure in which professionals are trained. The link with research, specifically around the theme of 'boundary crossing', is essential here.
- Understanding youth in sport A Foucauldian lens on power, discourse and knowledge in youth sports
- Promoting trust through linguistic features of provider profiles in the sharing economy
- Sense of Community and Trust in the Sharing Economy
The research group works closely with education in all sorts of ways, especially in the fields of social work, pedagogy and education. This involves the institutes for Social Work and Ecological Pedagogy, Education & Special Educational Needs and Archimedes. Students and lecturers participate in all our research.
The research group is in constant contact with all affiliated partners in professional practice. We work together structurally, within the triangle of professional practice, education and research. Collaboration partners include: