Chiel van der Veen is professor (aka lector) Urban Care & Education at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, and an associate professor in Educational Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His current research focuses on dialogic classroom talk in primary and higher education, play-based learning, and the development of children's social competencies (including oral communication, theory of mind, and social status). He holds a Doctor's degree (PhD) in Educational Scienes, a Master's degree (MSc) in Theory and Research in Education (cum laude) and a Bachelor's degree (BSc) in Primary Teacher Education.
From July until September 2015 he was appointed as visiting scholar at Clark University, department of Education with prof.dr. Sarah Michaels. He is PI/co-Pi of multiple NRO-funded research projects, co-PI of a ZonMw project, Comenius Teaching Fellow, supervisor of multiple PhD-projects (Eline van Rossum, Elizabeth Wynberg, Mireille Smits, Jannette Prins, Iris Bogaers, and Maaike Radix) and editorial board member of 'de Wereld van het Jonge Kind', 'Pedagogiek' and International Journal of Educational Research Open.
In his projects, Van der Veen collaborates closely with teachers, teacher trainers and, educational developers such as City of Almere, Bureau Hagenaar, De Activiteit, Stichting Taalvorming, City of Amsterdam, Hogeschool IPabo and Fontys OSO.
Download my full curriculum vitae (last updated May 2023).
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*New video on MODEL2TALK (in Dutch)
*Iris Bogaers received a doctoral grant for teachers.
*We welcome Jannette Prins as new PhD-student to our group. Find out more about her work.
*Our former student Mireille Smits received a doctoral grant for teachers.
*We have a new lab, ICE lab. Interaction and Communication in Education. More info here: http://icelab-vu.nl/