Welcome to the page of Alumni Association De Eerste Graad!
Alumni association De Eerste Graad is open to everyone that has received their teaching degree or doctoral degree at the Eindhoven School of Education or her precursors (Table 1). Teacher education at the Eindhoven University of Technology has had many names, from “didactically skilled” mentioned on the diploma to TULO, Eindhoven School of Education - Master Science Education and Communication (SEC), and will be Science Education per September 2023.
The goals of the alumni association is twofold: retaining contact with fellow teachers and professionalization of alumni toward current developments and insights in (secondary) education.
Table 1: Member categories and matching teaching degree
|Member category||Time range||Teaching degree|
|PhD||from 1965||PhD’s often already had obtained a teaching degree; from 2005 until 2015 having or obtaining a teaching degree was required for ESoE PhD’s.|
|First degree (drs.)||1965 - until 2005|| |
First degree in teaching via the didactically skilled sentence on engineering diploma
a declaration of skill from the examination committee of the TULO.
|First degree (drs.)||from 1999||Commendation after official route “zij-instroom-in-beroep”.|
|First degree||from 2015||Certificate first degree when completing teaching program SEC within bachelor and master chemistry (chemical engineering), computer science, industrial design, mathematics or physics.|
|Masters||2005 - 2023||First degree in teaching by completing Master Science Education and Communication|
|Masters||2023 -||First degree in teaching by completing Master Science Education.|
|Second degree||from 2005||Limited second degree in teaching when completing a technical bachelor and the teaching electives: Educational Minor|
|Second degree||from 2009||Limited second degree in teaching when after completing a technical bachelor, completing the teaching: Educational Module.|
… and whatever will follow next to solve the teacher shortage
Regular master students that followed a double degree program with SEC or completed the two-year SEC program can enrol via alumninet. All other teacher education alumni, please fill out the form HERE. After enrolment you will receive the alumni newsletter with the planned activities at the email address you specify. Membership of the alumni association is free of charge. A small charge might be requested for certain activities.
Suggestions for activities are very welcome via DeEersteGraad@gmail.com. Tweets via @De1eGraad and we are present on LinkedIn.
Lesley de Putter, Menno de Wilde and Daphne Keller