PhD Defence Rob Kickert

On Friday the 4th of December at 11:30 hours exactly, Rob Kickert (Erasmus University Rotterdam) will defend his thesis Raising the bar: Higher education students’ sensitivity to the assessment policy. More information (in Dutch) can be found at https://www.eur.nl/evenementen/promotie-r-robert-kickert-2020-12-04 Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a…

PhD Defence Lisa Boonk

On Friday 4 December, at 13:30 hours exactly, Lisa Boonk (Open University of the Netherlands) will defend her thesis Exploring, measuring, and evaluating parental involvement in vocational education and training. More information (in Dutch) and a link to the defence ceremony can be found at…

Help wanted: looking for discussants, moderators and technical assistance

A main part of our Spring Schools are the PhD presentation sessions. The participating PhD’s will all present their work, sometimes for the first time, and this can be quite and exiting experience for them. To give the presenters valuable feedback and make the…

The ICO ISS2021 goes online

Online ICO ISS2021: March 16-18, 2021 Registration opens in December 2020 After we had to cancel the ICO International Spring School 2020 at the last moment, we have decided to organize the next ICO International School (ISS) not in 2022, but already in 2021….

Save-the-date: ORD 2021

UTRECHT, 7 – 9 JULI 2021 Na een jaar uitstel vindt van 7 tot 9 juli 2021 de 50ste editie (!) van de Onderwijs Research Dagen (ORD) plaats. Deze ORD wordt georganiseerd door de Universiteit Utrecht, de Hogeschool Utrecht en het Universitair Medisch Centrum…

PhD Defence Sietske Tacoma

On Wednesday 25 November 2020, at 14:30 hours exactly, Sietske Tacoma (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis Automated intelligent feedback in university statistics education. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of people can physically attend the public defence. For that reason, the defence…

PhD Defence Nathalie van der Wal

On Wednesday 9 December at 16:15 hours exactly, Nathalie van der Wal (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis Developing Techno-mathematical Literacies in higher technical professional education. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of people can physically attend the public defence. For that reason,…

PhD Defence Esther de Vrind

On Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at 10:00 hours exactly, Esther de Vrind (Leiden University) will defend her thesis The SpeakTeach method, Towards self-regulated learning of speaking skills in foreign languages in secondary schools: an adaptive and practical approach. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited…

Calling all PhDs in the Social Sciences and the Humanities: are you ready to make an impact on society?

Scientific impact matters Young researchers often are at the forefront of scientific innovation, but don’t always have the time, network or financial means to translate those innovative insights into societal impact. NWO offers a helping hand. Each year, NWO hands out the Synergy Award…

PhD Defence Monika Donker

On Friday, 20 November 2020,  at 14:30 hours exactly, Monika Donker (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis In DEPTh: Dynamics of Emotional Processes in Teachers – An exploration of teachers’ interpersonal behavior and physiological responses. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of people…