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Humanity is looking for confident leaders

Posted by jjerlich on 8. January 2018

Dear Creative Engineers!

Wherever you entered into 2018, I hope you all arrived well.

In a time of reflection and a new beginning, thoughts circle around our roots, where we come from and where we want to go.

I am honored and proud t​​o walk part of this way with YOU, enjoying to nurture and see your ideas grow into projects and market realities:

214 projects up to date, 19 of them in the making right now.

Leaderships skills are a main topic in media and industry, humanity is looking for confident leaders to help our countries and businesses transform.

I want to – again – warmly recommend the Gallup Strength Finder Assessment which was an eye opener for me.

Knowning your 5 key strengths will give you the focus for your career and life all together. This semester you have this special opportunity as a current CREATIVITY ENGINEERING class participant, as well as an ALUMNI:

Professional Leadership Package – exclusively for Creativity Engineering Community
It includes the Gallup Strength Finder Assessment itself + 2 sessions with Martin, a Leadership Development Expert of a kind I was so lucky to get to meet.

Looking forward to hearing from you and your experiences in and after your CE class.​​
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Inspirational regards


Digital Economy Strategist and Partnership Architect


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The $4 Million Teacher – Hagwons in South Korea

Posted by juttajerlich on 4. August 2013

Referenced article http://online.wsj.com

This article has a few elements and arguments I was very happy to read about. Even better it would be if many other would be read the article and conclude that they are well worth thinking about.

“Tutoring services are growing all over the globe, Sometimes called shadow education systems, they mirror the mainstream system, offering after-hours classes in every subject—for a fee. But nowhere have they achieved the market penetration and sophistication of hagwons in South Korea, where private tutors now outnumber schoolteachers.”

From my own experience I got to know the ones in Japan, called Gakushū juku 学習塾 which have a similar status in society and among students. They are indispensable for many who do not succeed in passing the university entry exams which take place only one a year at the first try.

“Such a shadow education system is both exciting and troubling. Students essentially go to school twice—once during the day and then again at night at the tutoring academies. It is a relentless grind.”

“When attempting to look at the quality of education delivered it is surprisingly hard to answer this question. Research undertaken worldwide is suggesting that the quality of after-school lessons matters more than the quantity. Leading to the fact that the most affluent kids can afford one-on-one tutoring with the most popular instructors, while others attend inferior hagwons with huge class sizes and less reliable instruction—or after-hours sessions offered free by their public schools.”

“The really good teachers are hard to retain—and hard to manage. You need to protect their egos,” says Lee Chae-yun, who owns a chain of five hagwons in Seoul called Myungin Academy.

“Students are the customers,”

“In South Korea, if parents aren’t engaged, that is considered a failure of the educators, not the family.”

This is an interesting statement and here is how this works in Korea: “Once students enroll, the school embeds itself in families’ lives. Parents get text messages when their children arrive at the academies each afternoon; then they get another message relaying students’ progress. Two to three times a month, teachers call home with feedback. Every few months, the head of the school telephones, too.”

Performance surveys are conducted throughout the hagwon schools and by the Korean Educational Development Institute. Performance evaluations are typically based on following points, including questions asked and rated

  • number of students sign up for their class
  • students’ test-score growth
  • passion of the teacher
  • how well prepared is the teacher
  • respectfulness of students’ opinions
  • treating all students fairly

It has to be noted that the satisfaction surveys are given to students and parents.

“Policy makers and planners should…ask why parents are willing to invest considerable sums of money to supplement the schooling received from the mainstream,” he writes. “At least in some cultures, the private tutors are more adventurous and client-oriented.”

“The only solution is to improve public education,” says Mr. Kim, the millionaire teacher, echoing what the country’s education minister and dozens of other Korean educators told me. If parents trusted the system, the theory goes, they wouldn’t resort to paying high fees for extra tutoring.

“To create such trust, Mr. Kim suggests paying public-school teachers significantly more money according to their performance—as hagwons do. Then the profession could attract the most skilled, accomplished candidates, and parents would know that the best teachers were the ones in their children’s schools—not in the strip mall down the street.”

“No country has all the answers. But in an information-driven global economy, a few truths are becoming universal: Children need to know how to think critically in math, reading and science; they must be driven; and they must learn how to adapt, since they will be doing it all their lives. These demands require that schools change, too—or the free market may do it for them.”

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NED Juli Paket

Posted by jjerlich on 12. July 2013

… and here comes a monthly package after the month has passed. Not a good approach for continuous learning every day. Unfortunately circumstances and energy levels lead to this. I apologize.

Nihongo English Deutsch Lernen in Wortfamilien
おんど ondo temperature (e) Temperatur Temperatur haben
きょうしつ kyōshitsu classroom (s) Klassenzimmer “das fliegende Klassenzimmer”
ほんだな hondana bookshelf (s) Bücherregal (s) Regal
いたみ itami pain  (r) Schmerz es tut weh!
くるま kuruma  car (s) Auto Auto fahren
えいが eiga video  (s) Video (r) Film
せいびし seibishi  mechanic  MechanikerIn MechanikerIn lernen

Happy learning! Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

Nihongo English Deutsch Lernen in Wortfamilien
よむ yomu read lesen ein Buch lesen, lesen können
つうやく tsūyaku interpreter ÜbersetzerIn als Übersetzerin arbeiten
電子辞書 denshi jisho electronic dictionary (s) Elektronisches Wörterbuch das ist unersetzbar in Japan
けいざいがく keizaigaku economics (e) Wirtschaft Wirtschaft studierden
ノート nōto notebook (s) Notizbuch (r) Notizblock
学習塾 Gakushū juku after school academy (e) Nachhilfeschule
げきじょう gekijō theater (s) Theater ins Theater gehen, ein Theater machen

Another set of words

Nihongo English Deutsch Lernen in Wortfamilien
こうじょう kōjō  factory  (e) Fabrik Fabriksarbeiter
ワインwain wine  (r) Wein Stadt Wien
おおきい ōkii big  groß (r) Großteil
 なぜなら Nazenara  because  weil deswegen, deshalb
 好む konomu like, prefer  mögen Wandern mögen
欲する hossuru
 want, desire  möchten ich möchte eine Torte
ギリギリ Giri Giri barely, at the edge  gerade noch an der Grenze


Wörter einschicken? Freue mich auf Ihre Email an jutta(at)kulturimpuls.net

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NED – June Package

Posted by jjerlich on 1. June 2013

… and here comes a monthly package, please do come back and check, this post will get updated.

Nihongo English Deutsch Lernen in Wortfamilien
ちいさい chiisai
 small  klein groß, mittelgroß, ganz groß
せっちゃくざい secchakuzai
glue (r) Klebstoff (r) Kleber, (r) Uhustick
ボクシング bokushingu
 boxing  (s) Boxen Fußball, Tennis, Schwimmen, (e) Sportarten
せいきゅうしょ seikyūsho
 bill (e) Rechnung Kann ich eine Rechnung bekommen?
したぎ shitagi
 underwear  (e) Unterwäsche (s) Unterhemd, (e) Unterhose, (r) BH
けが kega
injury  (e) Verletzung sich verletzen, (e) Wunde, verwundet werden
しゅじゅつ shujutsu operation (e) Operation (s) Krankenhaus, (e) Versicherung

Happy learning! Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

Nihongo English Deutsch Lernen in Wortfamilien
えり eri collar (r) Kragen es geht dir an den Kragen
アリクイ arikui anteater (r) Ameisenbär Braunbär, Schwarzbär
つかう tsukau to use verwenden einsetzen
バイオリン baiorin violin (e) Violine (e) Geige, Geige spielen
でんしゃばんごう ressha bangō train number (e) Zugnummer
きぼうにみちた kibō ni michita hopefull hoffnungsvoll erwartungsvoll, voller Hoffnung sein
でんわばんごう denwa bangō phone number (e) Telefonnummer jemanden anrufen

Trotz Sonntag ein paar neue Wörter lernen!

Another week of words

Nihongo English Deutsch Lernen in Wortfamilien
そうじきをかける sōjiki o kakeru vacuum (r) Staubsauber (s) Staubtuch, (r) Staubwedel
てくび tekubi wrist  (s) Handgelenk (r) Handrücken, Finger, Ellbogen
くつろぐ kutsurogu  relax  ausspannen relaxen, ausruhen, entspannen
はみがきこ ha migakiko  toothpaste  (e) Zahnpaste (e) Zahnbürste, (e) Mundspülung
 雪/ゆき yuki  snow  (r) Schnee (r) Schneefall, schneien
 氷 koon ice (s) Eis gefrorenes Wasser
氷の道 koori no michi ice road (e) Eisfahrbahn gefährlich !


Welche Wörter findet ihr denn schwierig zu verstehen? Ich versuche gern eine Erklärung.

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Virqual – How to make Virtual Mobility a reality in universities in Europe

Posted by jjerlich on 30. January 2012

Das Projekt VIRQUAL Network for integrating Virtual Mobility and European Qualification Framework in HE and CE Institutions hat viele Erkenntnisse und Resultate gebracht, die nun auch frei zu haben sind. Arbeiten Sie damit, kooperieren Sie mit uns und lassen Sie uns auf dieser Basis weitere Schritte gemeinsam tun!

The VIRQUAL project Network for integrating Virtual Mobility and European Qualification Framework in HE and CE Institutions brought many important insights and results that are now available for you. Work with them, cooperate with us and let us take the next steps together!

Kontaktieren Sie uns – Contact us via email: virqual[at]kulturimpuls.net

Learning outcomes database in Moodle
To access the course please click on the link below and login as guest
[go to Repository of Intended Learning Outcomes]

– VIRQUAL Model [download PDF]
– Simple Guide for Institutions [download PDF]
– Simple Guide for Teachers [download PDF]
– Simple Guide for Learners [download PDF]

Country reports E-learning and EQF [go to Interactive Map]

The VIRQUAL Project

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WEBINAR: EQF and Recognition of prior learning – the buzzword Lifelong learning

Posted by jjerlich on 25. October 2011

Lifelong LearningLebenslanges Lernen ist eine Begriff, der viel beinhaltet. Lebenslanges Lernen hat Auswirkungen in verschiedensten Bereichen und auf unterschiedlichen Ebenen. Dieses vielschichtige Thema wird in unserem dritten WEBINAR behandelt. Virqual beschäftigt sich damit, wie dies in den nationalen Rahmenbedingungen, den NQF, sowie dem darüber stehenden Meta-Framework, den EQF, berücksichtigt und implementiert wird. Die Aufnahme des WEBINARs steht Ihnen hier zur Verfügung.
Gast und Experte: Michel Feutrie (Université de Lille)

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Lifelong Learning is a term that encompasses a lot. Lifelong Learning has effects on different areas and on different levels. This complex topic is in the focus of our third WEBINAR. Virqual researches how this is integrated into the national framework, the NQF, and in the European meta-framework, the EQF. The recording of the WEBINARs can be found here.
Guest Expert: Michel Feutrie (Université de Lille)


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E-Learning Definitions – oder Was bedeutet e-Learning denn jetzt wirklich in der Praxis?

Posted by jjerlich on 12. September 2011

The term e-learning refers to the use of ICT to enhance and/or support learning in education. Following kinds of online presence can be distinguished:

– None or trivial online presence
Web supplemented: course outline, links, materials, date are online
Web dependent: requirement to use the Internet for key active elements but no significant reduction in classroom time
Mixed mode: requirement of participation in online activities as discussions, assessment, collaborative work – replacing face-to-face teaching/learning. Significant campus attendance remains.
Fully online

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Der Begriff e-learning bezieht sich auf den Einsatz von Internet und Kommunikationstechnologien in der Lehre mit dem Zweck das Lernen zu vertiefen und/oder zu unterstützen. Es werden folgende Formen unterschieden:

– Keine oder trviale Online Präsenz des Kurses oder der Lehrveranstaltung
Web unterstützt
Kursprogramm, Links, Materialien, Terminplan sind online verfügbar
Web abhängig
Die Verwendung des Internets ist Teil der Lehrveranstaltung, aber reduziert die geforderten Anwesenheitszeiten im Klassenzimmer nicht signifikant.
Gemischte Form: Blended Learning
Es besteht die Anforderung zur Teilnahme an online Aktivitäten wie Diskussionen, Tests, gemeinsame Arbeiten, die das Lehren und Lernen von Angesicht zu Angesicht ersetzen. Die Anwesenheit am Campus wird durch online Arbeiten signifikant ersetzt.
Vollständig Online

CERI study – e-Learning in Tertiary Education

ICT – Internet and Communication Technologies / Internet und Kommunikationstechnologien


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Was ist richtig und falsch?

Posted by jjerlich on 6. June 2010

What is the right thing to do?

Die Frage, die jeder kennt und sich mehrmals täglich selbst beantworten muss.

Wie man sich mit dieser Frage grundlegend auseinander setzt, ermöglicht das Program Justice von Harvard.
Don´t miss it and see what you think?
Nehmen Sie Teil an der Diskussion und finden Sie heraus, wie Sie eigentlich dazu denken?

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