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The research at ICLON is organized within one research program. The overarching aim of this research program is building a knowledge base for teaching repertoire development and use.

The research program aims to both contribute to the development of theory as well as the improvement of practice with a primary focus on the teacher’s role as the crucial factor for the quality of education. Currently, the academic staff consists of 2 full professors, 2 associate professors and 6 assistant professors. Besides academic staff, ICLON employs 45 PhDs and 9 postdocs.

In the map below we present an overview of ongoing projects in our research program organized by:

  • Teaching-learning principle
  • Theoretical perspective: behavioral, cognitive, situative and/or ecological
  • Practical tools
  • Focus: teacher learning and/or student learning
  • Sector: secondary and/or higher education
  • Educational purpose domain: qualification, socialization and/or personal development
  • Staffmember involved [click link for CV]

View the Overview ICLON research program (pdf document)

The ICLON research program is led by Fred Janssen. The program is conducted within the framework of the Dutch Interuniversity Centre for Educational Research (ICO), which is accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

International alliances

ICLON aims to promote and facilitate co-operation between ICLON and institutions abroad by, for instance:

  • organising joint academic and scientific activities, such as courses, conferences, seminars, symposia or lectures;
  • exchanging publications and other materials of common interest;
  • exchanging PhD students;
  • inviting foreign researchers as visiting scholars.

ICLON currently maintains professional relations with the following universities and institutes abroad: 

  • Stanford University School of Education (SUSE), USA
  • Sydney University, Australia
  • University of California at Berkeley, USA
  • University of Toronto (OISE), Canada
  • Xiamen University, People’s Republic of China.

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