Location: Nijmegen, Netherlands
School Type: Public primary school
Age group: 4-12
Number of students: 440
Year elected: 2017
The name of this school literally translates to “a sense of wonder”, which is at the foundation of their educational approach; A sense of wonder, as well as trust in each other, and curiousity and care regarding the world around us.
With a strong focus on the possibilities that technological advancements in the classroom have to offer, students at De Verwondering learn by means of their personalized learning tracks and develop their social and emotional skills through value-based curricula and a strong sense of community. This school nurtures future leaders who will not only be able to manage themselves in an ever-changing world, but will do so with empathy.