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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Photo credits: © Tim Mooij-Knip
*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
*In August, our research group will give four presentations during the EECERA in Budapest
*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/