Improve the quality of your laboratory education

Practical courses are ideal curriculum components to teach students skills essential for conducting research and solving (complex) problems. The challenge is, to set up your practical course as efficiently and effectively as possible, allowing individual assessment of your students while preparing them for research.

The symposium “Present-day Practicals” aims at increasing the quality of laboratory education based on recent insights from educational literature and to share insights.
After successful symposia in 2017, 2018 and 2019 we are looking forward to organising the next one in 2020.

How last year’s symposium is evaluated:

90% of the visitors say: “It stimulated my thinking about my education’

Remarks from visitors:


Hosted by the University of Amsterdam

The team of 2019 consisted of: