How to retain older teachers for secondary education
Dissatisfied older teachers regularly quit teaching before reaching retirement age. In her dissertation, PhD candidate Ietje Veldman advocates specifi...
What determines motivation for the teaching profession?
The motivation of student teachers for the teacher's profession depends on various factors. Teacher training can influence the commitment of students....
Twentieth anniversary of the Lorentz Center: developing ideas in a scientific bubble
The 20th anniversary of the Lorentz Center will be celebrated on 28 June 2017 with the opening of an exhibition in the Oude UB. For two decades alread...
Cognitive tool for the swamp
Fred Janssen is curious about how best to teach students and students to gain a good understanding of complex ‘swamp situations’. This is the subject ...
ICLON research program reviewed as 'very good'
Last year the research program Teaching and Teacher Learning of ICLON Leiden University Graduate School of Teaching had its recurrent external review.
Astronaut André Kuipers touches down at Leiden University
In his guest lecture on 22 January André Kuipers took school pupils and students on trip through space. His mission was to interest his young listener...
Co-operation with China
A delegation from Leiden University, headed by the Rector Magnificus Professor Paul van der Heijden, is currently in Xiamen, in South-East China, to c...