• Lifelong Learning

Sustainability in VET education

  • 's-Hertogenbosch
  • Certificate of attendance
  • 14 mei 2024

Learn from the most sustainable VET institute in The Netherlands about their innovative and sustainable facilities during the course Sustainability in VET education: The Whole School approach.

Sustainability In VET Education Koning Willem I College



2 days


€ 410,00 (VAT free)




14 mei 2024


Certificate of attendance

About this course

Short description

Koning Willem I College is the most sustainable VET institute in The Netherlands. We offer outstanding innovative and sustainable facilities and engaged staff. In our education we work with The Whole School Approach (WSA) for sustainable development. This is a framework that supports schools to shape education for a sustainable future. The WSA helps to structurally and coherently integrate sustainability issues into your school organisation.

This training starts with a minimum of 9 participants.

Calender options

Training program on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 May 2024. Check-out on Wednesday 15 May 2024 at 4:00 PM.

Possible fundings

The training course Sustainability in VET education is eligible for funding by the Erasmus plus key action 1 (KA1 learning mobility of individuals).

Daily program

Day 1

  • Check-in participants
  • The Whole School approach at Koning Willem I College
  • Sustainability / the donut economy / challenges in teaching
  • Visit our Tech campus: a sustainable, circular and flexible building with different learning environments
  • Get to know our award winning education innovation 'The Talent Atelier' in which students work on real societtal challenges with a focus on the Global Goals
  • Visit the city and attend a boat tour on the cannals

Day 2

  • Vision, mission, aims, and communication with regard to sustainability
  • The Dutch approach to the energy transition and the circular economy in general and in VET education
  • 's-Hertogenbosch nominated as green capital of Europe
  • Exchange of insights and experiences
  • Excursion to the Spark makers zone for Innovation
  • Final evaluation
  • Certification

Learning outcomes

After the training program Sustainability in VET education:

  • You will know how to teach sustainability suited for VET
  • You will know about the donut economy also to classify the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • You will know about what the Whole School Approach means in VET Education
  • You will know how the SDGs can be incorporated in the vision, mission, attainment targets and the communication of your institution
  • We will discuss problems and challenges together so we can learn from each other


This training program costs € 410,00 per participant (VAT free). Travel and accommodation costs are not included.

Services included

The following services are included when participating:

  • Training program
  • Course material
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Europass Mobility Document
  • Staff mobility agreement
  • Administrative support
  • Coffee breaks
  • Local transportation
  • Cultural activities

Good to know


The location of the course Sustainability in VET education is 's-Hertogenbosch. 

About 's-Hertogenbosch
's-Hertogenbosch, which we call Den Bosch these days, is a wonderful medieval city full of historical buildings, wonderful museums, great shops and welcoming cafés and restaurants. Go for a stroll and discover the medieval architecture, take a boat tour of the centuries-old canal system, or go for a bicycle ride along the fortresses. Den Bosch has many beautiful attractions on offer. It has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Jazz cafés, littlerestaurants, trendy bars – Den Bosch natives definitely know how to enjoythe good life.


Cancellation must be reported by email (koningsacademie@kw1c.nl) The following cancellation policy applies:

  • For cancellations reported between 8 and 6 weeks before the start of the course: cancellation costs of 25% of the registration price
  • For cancellations reported between 6 and 2 weeks before the start of the course: cancellation costs of 50% of the registration price
  • For all other subsequent cancellations up to 2 weeks before the start of the course: no refund

Sufficient participants

The training programs start once there are sufficient registrations. You will be notified of the final start of the program no later than 6 weeks before the start of the training.

KA2 projects

Koning Willem I College also participates in various KA2 projects. Are you coming to follow a training course with us AND are you involved in a KA2 project? Then we would be happy to make a link!

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