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 two NRO-funded research projects, co-PI of a ZonMw project, Comenius Teaching Fellow, supervisor of multiple PhD-projects (Femke van der Wilt, Eline van Rossum, and Pablo Muruzábal Lamberti), and editorial board member of 'de Wereld van het Jonge Kind' and 'Pedagogiek'.
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*On 8 October our PhD-student Femke van der Wilt will defend her dissertation on peer rejection and oral communicative competence
*Our paper on 'The teenage brain' has been accepted for publication in Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
*Two new papers in Contemporary Educational Psychology & Social Development
*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/