Intermediate assessment in different ways
In higher education intermediate assessment is used in different ways. In her PhD research Indira Day (ICLON) shows that lecturers should be able to c...
Importance of research in medical education
Doctors are expected to apply recent insights from research to improve patient care. This is one of the reasons for integrating research into medical ...
Differentiation in education
Many teachers in secondary education take differences between pupils into account . PhD research by Saskia Stollman (ICLON) shows that they need room ...
Skateboarding in physics class: research into the interests of young people
Young people often have many and varied interests. In three projects at ICLON of Leiden University, researchers examine which interests young people h...
Chinese and Dutch Teachers of English have different opinions about cultures associated with the English language
Teachers of English as a foreign language in China and the Netherlands have different notions of themselves as teachers in relation to cultures associ...
Interest: a complex concept in education
It's much easier to learn something if you're interested in it. But students' interests are often diverse and wide-ranging, says Sanne Akkerman, Profe...
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...