Graduating around the Globe

Protocols, principles, and traditions for PhD graduations. Examples from the learning sciences Ton de Jong (University of Twente) has collected an overview of PhD regulations and traditions from around the world and combined them in the booklet Graduating around the Globe, with interesting insights…

Promotie Hugo Bronkhorst

Op vrijdag 17 september 2021 zal Hugo Bronkhorst (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) om 11:00 uur zijn proefschrift “I just do not understand the logic of this”: intervention study aimed at secondary school students’ development of logical reasoning skills verdedigen. Meer informatie over zijn onderzoek staat op…

PhD Defence Sofie van den eynde

On Friday, 10 September 2021, at 16:15 hours exactly, Sofie Van den Eynde (University of Groningen and KU Leuven) will defend her thesis Blending of mathematics and physics: undergraduate students’ reasoning in the context of the heat equation. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a…

SUMMER BREAK ICO OFFICE

The ICO Office is taking a summer break, and will be closed from the 16 July until the 16 August. If you do have any questions, or information you want to share with us, do not hesitate to send an email to c.vonk@uu.nl. We will…

VPO-ICO PhD Day

Save the date: 15 October 2021, 11:00-17:00 hours in Utrecht This year we join hands with the VPO (the VOR PhD Council) to organize the VPO-ICO PhD Day. Here you can get in touch with other PhD students. During the PhD day, we will…

PhD Defence Marij Veldman

On Thursday, 1 July 2021, at 14:30 hours exactly, Marij Veldman (University of Groningen) will defend her thesis Better together, social outcomes of cooperative learning in the first grades of primary education. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of people can physically attend…

ORD Pre-conference becomes VPO-ICO PHD Day

Save the date: 15 October 2021, 11:00-17:00 hours in Utrecht Just a few more weeks and then the ORD will be on the agenda and normally that would be a moment for the VPO (the VOR PhD Council) to set up one of their…

PhD Defence Honghong Bai

On Friday, 18 June at 12:15 hours exactly, Honghong Bai (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis Divergent thinking in young children. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of people can physically attend the public defence. For that reason, the defence can also be…

PhD Defence Winnifred Wijnker

On Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 16:15 hours exactly, Winnifred Wijnker (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis The Unseen Potential of Film for Learning: Film’s Interest Raising Mechanisms Explained in Secondary Science and Math. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of people can…

Maak kennis met: Teacher Tapp

Hoe krijg je een zicht op wat leraren denken en ervaren? Waar worstelen leraren mee, wat zijn hun zorgen? Welke vragen zijn er, en bestaan de antwoorden al? Als er beslissingen worden genomen door beleidsmakers, hoe komen die binnen bij de direct betrokkenen? Uit deze nieuwsgierigheid ontstond de originele Teacher Tapp in het Verenigd Koninkrijk…