Berichtgeving benoeming Prof. Pim Teunissen

Prof. dr. Pim Teunissen is per 1 september 2020 benoemd tot wetenschappelijk directeur en onderzoeksdirecteur van SHE, de School of Health Professions Education van Maastricht University. Hij volgt prof. dr. Cees van der Vleuten op die in 2023 met pensioen gaat en prof. dr….

Register now: Online ICO Course (20-BES) Learning and Instruction: Basics

This online course is especially set up for PhD candidates in the field of science education with a master’s degree outside of the educational sciences, and who want to know more about the research on learning and instruction. The course will start in September,…

PhD Defence Carolien Duijzer

On Tuesday, 25 August, 2020 at 16:15 hours exactly, Carolien Duijzer (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis Reasoning about graphs in primary mathematics education. Due to Covid-19 regulations, only a limited number of people can physically attend the public defence in the Academic building. For…

PhD Defence Esther Slot

On Friday 11 September, 2020 at 16:15 hours exactly, Esther Slot (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis Characterizing adolescents’ interest: understanding multiplicity and dynamics in persons, objects and contexts.

Summer Break ICO OFfice

The ICO Office is taking a summer break, and will be closed from the 22nd of July until the 12th of August. If you do have any questions, or information you want to share with us, do not hesitate to send an email to….

Registration is now open!

Dear PhDs and Postdocs, We are happy to invite you to participate in the PULSE-2021 symposium on the Learning Sciences that will take place on 7-8 January 2021 in Enschede, The Netherlands.  The aim of PULSE-2021 is to bring together early career researchers who are excited about learning…

PhD Defence Cui Ping

On Thursday 24 September 2020 at 16:00 hours exactly, Cui Ping (Eindhoven University of Technology) will defend her thesis Understanding Teacher Educators’ Professional Learning.

Save-the-date: ORD2021

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…

Save the date: oratie Halszka Jarodzka

15 Januari 2021, Open Universiteit, Heerlen. Op 15 Januari 2021 spreekt prof. dr. Halszka Jarodzka haar oratie uit bij de aanvaarding van de leerstoel ‘Instructional Design for Online Learning’ aan de faculteit Onderwijswetenschappen van de Open Universiteit. Instructional design voor online leren Centraal bij…

PhD defence Michelle Nugteren

On 12 June, 10:30 hours exactly, Michelle Nugteren (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis What do I know and where do I go? The effects of guidance on task selection. There will be a online ceremony. More information (in Dutch) can be found at