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  • Vygotskij Foundation | Amsterdam | Chair | 2015-01-17 - present
  • ThiemeMeulenhoff | Amersfoort | Member editorial board | 2016-01-01 - present
  • Tijdschrift Pedagogiek | Amsterdam | Editorial board member | 2019-01-11 - present

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Chiel van der Veen is an assistant professor in Educational Sciences at the 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 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 (Eline van Rossum, Elizabeth Wynberg, and Pablo Muruzábal Lamberti) and editorial board member of 'de Wereld van het Jonge Kind' and 'Pedagogiek'.

Photo by Tim Mooij-Knip, www.mooijknip.com

Grants

Total grants received: € 667.698,-
 
2019 - Project leader (PI) for a collaboration between De Kennisrotonde; NRO/NWO) and the department of Educational and Family Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: € 12.500,-

2018 - Research consultant on a Vietnamese project titled 'Investigating curriculum knot-working and practices by border crossing networked learning communities' financed by the Ministry of Science and Technology in Vietnam (collaboration between national Taiwan Normal University, University of Helsinki, and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; total budget: NT$ 12.186.500,- (€ 342.146,-; € 15.000,- consultancy costs for Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam))

2018 - Open competition grant (PI) for practice oriented educational research on the effects of dialogic classroom talk on young children’s social competencies from the Dutch Organization for Educational Research (NRO/NOW): € 100.000,-

2018 - Comenius Teaching Fellow grant (PI) for small-scale innovation in higher education from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) (together with dr. Anne de la Croix and dr. Agnes Willemen): € 50.000,-

2018 - Project leader (PI) for piloting a new initiative within De Kennisrotonde (NRO/NOW): € 16.667,-
 
2017 - Open competition grant (co-applicant/co-PI; together with dr. Marjolein Dobber (PI) and dr. Clasien de Schipper) for a research project on professionalization of teachers in guiding children's role play activities using dialogic scaffolds (ZonMw): € 337.680

2017 - FGB dissertation bonus, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: € 2000,-
 
2017 - Project leader (PI) for piloting a new initiative of the Dutch Organization for Educational Research (De Kennisrotonde; NRO/NWO) within the department of Educational and Family Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: € 12.500,-
 
2017 - Open competition grant (PI) for practice oriented eductional research (phase 1) from the Dutch organization for Educational Research (NRO/NWO): € 20.000  
 
2016 - Open competition grant (PI) for practice oriented educational research from the Dutch Organization for Educational Research (NRO/NWO): € 96.820
 
2015 - Talent Fund of the Faculty of Psychology and Education for a 2-month visiting scholarship at Clark University, Worcester, MA: € 3550
 
2013 - Equipment Fund of the Faculty of Psychology and Education for purchasing cameras and microphones: € 3652

Prizes and Awards

2018 - My BSc student Nienke Bakker was awarded the FGB thesis price for best bachelor's thesis in the faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 

2017 - Nominated for the the FGB Junior Career Award for best dissertation in the faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Runner-Up. 

2016 - Teacher talent award (DocenTalentprijs) for best junior lecturer (<10 year experience) in the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Runner-Up.

2016 - Best junior lecturer in the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 


2015 - My MSc student and intern Femke van der Wilt was awarded the NVO thesis price for best master’s thesis in the field of educational sciences in the Netherlands and Flanders (supervision together with dr. Claudia van Kruistum).

2015 - Best teacher in the Faculty of Psychology and Education, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Runner-Up.

2014 - My BSc student Femke van der Wilt was awarded the second price (honorable mention) for her bachelor’s thesis during the Student Research Conference 2014 (supervision together with dr. Claudia van Kruistum).

​2011 - Best master’s thesis in the Faculty of Psychology and Education, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Runner-Up.

2008 - Nominated for the OnderwijsTopTalentPrijs for the best national bachelor’s thesis in the field of teacher education

Education/Academic qualification

Research and Theory in Education, Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Primary Teacher Education, Bachelor, Christelijke Hogeschool Ede

Educational Studies, PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Jul 20121 Jul 2017

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Research Output 2008 2019

Afwijzing in de klas: de rol van taalvaardigheid

van der Wilt, F. M. & van der Veen, C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Zorgbreed.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

De kracht van goede gesprekken voor de ontwikkeling van communicatieve vaardigheden.

van der Veen, C., van der Wilt, F. M. & van Oers, B., Mar 2019, In : Tijdschrift Taal. 9, 14, p. 14-19

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Language Abilities and Peer Rejection in Kindergarten: A Mediation Analysis

van der Wilt, F., van der Veen, C., van Kruistum, C. & van Oers, B., 1 Jan 2019, In : EARLY EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Aptitude
kindergarten
Vocabulary
mediation
vocabulary

Activities 2010 2019

Gesprekken om van te leren

M. van der Veen (Speaker)
2019

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Being rejected. The role of oral communicative competence

M. van der Veen (Examiner)
8 Oct 2018

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination

MODEL2TALK: Goede gesprekken met jonge kinderen

M. van der Veen (Speaker)
31 Jan 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

De kracht van goede gesprekken

M. van der Veen (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Dialogic classroom talk and the dialogical self

Marjolein Dobber (Speaker), Chiel van der Veen (Speaker), Bert van Oers (Speaker)
29 Aug 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Press / Media

Dialogische gesprekken in de klas met Chiel van der Veen

M. van der Veen

30/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Drie Comenius-beurzen naar VU-docenten

M. van der Veen

20/04/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

NOS Jeugdjournaal: Huiswerk

M. van der Veen

18/04/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

uitdagende gesprekken voeren. Promotie Chiel van der Veen

M. van der Veen

1/04/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment