People are not born, they are made

Erasmus' traces

episode 1: Netherlands

People are not born, they are made
Homines non nascuntur, sed finguntur

The problems in education are worse than ever. For Erasmus education was essential. It was for him more than the transfer of knowledge; it also had to match the student's aptitude and interests. In this episode we are in search of the ideal teacher, just like Erasmus was. In Rotterdam, where he was born, the present dilemmas facing education are brought to the surface.

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Erasmus' traces

episode 1: Netherlands

People are not born, they are made
Homines non nascuntur, sed finguntur

The problems in education are worse than ever. For Erasmus education was essential. It was for him more than the transfer of knowledge; it also had to match the student's aptitude and interests. In this episode we are in search of the ideal teacher, just like Erasmus was. In Rotterdam, where he was born, the present dilemmas facing education are brought to the surface.

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