Chiel van der Veen is an assistant professor (tenured) in Educational Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His current research focuses on the effect of productive classroom talk on the promotion of oral communicative competence in children in the early grades of primary school. 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 of a NRO-funded research project on the effect of mind mapping in early childhood classrooms, supervisor of two PhD-projects, and editorial board member of 'de Wereld van het Jonge Kind'.
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*Great news: we received a grant (100.000) from NWO/NRO for our research on the effects of dialogic classroom talk on young children's social competencies
*We have a new lab, ICE lab. Interaction and Communication in Education. More info here: http://icelab-vu.nl/
*I was awarded a Comenius Teaching Fellow grant (together with dr. Anne de la Croix and dr. Agnes Willemen)
*Marjolein Dobber, Clasien de Schipper en ikzelf ontvangen 340.000 euro subsidie van ZonMw
*Op 28 november 2017 verdedigde ik mijn proefschrift in de aula van de Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.