The Hague Humanity Hub

The Future of Online Learning

With the internet as a source for all knowledge in the world, how can we facilitate learning anywhere and anytime? What are good practices in education around the world? Do MOOCs work?

In 2018, The Spindle and HumanityX (Centre for Innovation of Leiden University) collaborate in organising a series of monthly inspirational working sessions for their mutual communities! In these sessions you’ll explore the relevance of (technological) trends for the future of development cooperation. The sessions are high in energy and always involve an expert. See what’s going on and get more grip on the implications and ideas that would work!
What can you expect?

  • – Increasing understanding of new (technology) trends
  • – Identifying potential applications and use cases with real-life examples
  • – Knowing how to get started in leveraging these opportunities for your organisation
  • – Knowing trajectories to bring ideas further, the networks and methods to do so




March 27: The Future of Online Learning:
In this creative session you will get the chance to work on a learning challenge and design and prototype a learning solution. Will it be a MOOC, SPOC or rather a chatbot? You can work on your own learning challenge or help a team by another organization. The session will be facilitated by Joitske Hulsebosch from EnnuOnline, writer of the book ‘Leren in tijden van tweets, apps en likes.

April 24: The Future with Blockchain technology:
What development issues can potentially be tackled using blockchain technology? Where are the frontrunners, not awaiting the debate and where have people begun already? What is more hype than practice? And what are (for now) incompatibilities and imperfections?