With her company Speel je wijs Irma is cooperating in two  Erasmus+ Projects: SPACE (2016-2019) and CASE (2017-2020)


SPACE aims to establish an international student-run entrepreneurial organization: a network of in-training teachers trained in the delivery of innovative & interdisciplinary education models in which bridges are built between the worlds of Arts education and STEM education.

→ The widening from STEM tot STEAM emphasises the role of creativity and innovation in teaching and learning. STEAM also underlines the need to explore methods for making classrooms more energetic and engaging places of learning and experiencing.


  • Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen, Belgium
  • Hogskolen Stord Haugesund, Norway
  • Curso de Música Silva Monteiro, Portugal
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
  • RESEO – European Network for Opera and Dance Education, Belgium
  • Speel je wijs, the Netherlands


CASE is an EU Erasmus+ project in the focus area of school, creativity and innovation. The project name is ‘Creativity, Art and Science in Primary Education (CASE)’. This project will be realized within the European Commission’s ‘Strategic Partnership’ program, and will implement trainings, conferences and school-based activities in the field of art & science. 


  • Western Norway University of Applied Science, Norway
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Greece
  • Science View, Greece
  • Klaipeda University, Lithuania
  • Speel je Wijs, The Netherlands

The Flemish newspaper Het Nieuwsblad wrote an article about SPACE. (In Flemish language)