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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 (tenureed) in Educational Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His current research focuses on dialogic classroom talk in primary and higher education, play-based learning,  and the development of children's social competencies (including oral communication, theory of mind, and social status). 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/co-PI of multiple NRO-funded research projects,  co-PI of a ZonMw project, Comenius Teaching Fellow, supervisor of multiple PhD-projects (Eline van Rossum, Elizabeth Wynberg, Pablo Muruzábal Lamberti, Mireille Smits, and Jannette Prins) and editorial board member of 'de Wereld van het Jonge Kind' and 'Pedagogiek'. 

 

Photo by Jessica Brouwer

Grants

Total grants received: € 1.115.448,-
 
2020 - Open competition grant (co-PI; PI: dr. Femke van der Wilt) for practice oriented educational research (phase 2) on the effects of dialogic book reading on young children’s language abilities from the Dutch Organization for Educational Research (NRO/NWO): € 100.000,-

2020 - Open competition grant (co-PI; PI: dr. Renske Bouwer) for practice oriented educational research (phase 2) on dialogic writing in the upper grades of primary school from the Dutch Organization for Educational Research (NRO/NWO): € 100.000,-
 
2020 - Doctoral grant for teachers awarded to Mireille van der Nat, MSc., for her PhD-project on role play as a context for the development of young children’s social competencies from the Dutch Research Council (NWO)(together with prof. Martijn Meeter and dr. Femke van der Wilt): € 150.250,-

2019 - Open competition grant (co-PI; PI: dr. Renske Bouwer) for practice oriented educational research (phase 1) on of dialogic writing in the upper grades of primary schools from the Dutch Organization for Educational Research (NRO/NOW): € 20.000,-

2019 - Open competition grant (co-PI; PI: dr. Femke van der Wilt) for practice oriented educational research (phase 1) on the effects of dialogic book reading on young children’s language abilities from the Dutch Organization for Educational Research (NRO/NOW): € 20.000,-

2019 - Contract research for the municipality of Amsterdam to conduct a qualitative evaluation of a team learning grant that can be applied for by schools in Amsterdam: € 3000,-

2019 - Our research group (dr. Renske Bouwer, dr. Femke van der Wilt, & dr. Marjolein Dobber) has received some internal funding to appoint two-student-assistants for a pilot project titled ‘Write, read, talk: An integrative approach to meaningful education’: € 17.500,-

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

2019 - My former PhD-student Femke van der Wilt was awarded the EARLI mentoring grant. 

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

Academic qualification

Research and Theory in Education, Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Award Date: 1 Sep 2010

Primary Teacher Education, Bachelor, Christelijke Hogeschool Ede

Award Date: 31 Jul 2008

Educational Studies, PhD, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Jul 20121 Jul 2017

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