Mon 14 November 2022, 16:00 U - 21:30 U

Launching Week of Economics Education


This celebratory launch of Economics Education Week is all about meeting and learning from each other. What does forward-looking economics education look like and how do we put it into practice?

Meet passionate teachers like Maurijn Odé (mbo) and Irene de Vries (vo) who are giving new economic theories a place in education.

Meet Marianne van Keep (Chief Sustainability Officer at Verstegen Spices & Sauces) who stresses the importance of workers trained with a broad frame of mind that includes sustainability and inclusiveness.

Meet the presidents of Rethinking Economics (Yusufhan Balci) and Students for Tomorrow (Charlotte Mendes de Leon), whose studies seek to look beyond maintstream economic theories.

Meet other economics professionals from all levels of education who want to redesign economics education.


  • 16.00-16.15
    Welcome by chairman of the day Rens van Tilburg (director Sustainable Finance Lab) in conversation with Govert Buijs (Free University) and Suzanne Ekel (Goldschmeding Foundation)
  • 16.15-16.30
    Getting to know each other led by Ton Baan and René Katerberg (MeYouWeDo)
  • 16.30-17.45
    Three perspectives (education, business, students) and discussion
  • 17.45-18.00
    Closure and reflection
  • 18.00-20.00
    Exhibition and opportunity to dine
  • 20.00-21.30
    Evening program by Pakhuis de Zwijger including Kate Raworth (founder Donut Economy)Please note: registration for the evening program goes through Pakhuis de Zwijger (via this link)




Mon 14 November 2022, 16:00 U - 21:30 U


Pakhuis de Zwijger


Green Brain, Our New Economy, Cooperative Learning for Tomorrow

For whom

Anyone who wants to contribute to future-proofing economics education.

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