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  • Vygotskij Foundation | Amsterdam | Chair | 2015-01-17
  • ThiemeMeulenhoff | Amersfoort | Member editorial board | 2016-01-01

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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. Besides finishing his dissertation, he is PI of a NRO-funded research project on the effect of mind mapping in early childhood classrooms, PI of a NRO-funded project on the effect of dialogic classroom talk on young children's social competencies, supervisor of a PhD-project on the relation between oral communicative competence and social acceptance in early childhood education, and editorial board member of 'de Wereld van het Jonge Kind'.

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

Grants

Total grants received: € 476.202,-
 
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

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Research Output 2008 2018

Digitale adaptieve leermiddelen in het onderwijs: Een destillaat van 11 vragen en antwoorden van de Kennisrotonde

van der Wilt, F. M., van der Veen, C., Bruijn, A. & Stam, R., Jul 2018, NRO. 26 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

File
website
resources
learning
education

Mind mapping during interactive book reading: Does it contribute to children's language abilities?

van der Veen, C., van der Wilt, F. M. & Boerma, I. E., Aug 2018

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePosterOther research output

ability
language
student
teacher
knowledge

Omgaan met sociale processen: Ervaringen uit de praktijk

van der Wilt, F. M., Rave, M. & van der Veen, C., Apr 2018, In : De Wereld van het Jonge Kind. 45, 8, p. 23-25 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Open Access
File

Ondersteunen van communicatieve vaardigheden in de kleuterklas

Gosen, M., van der Veen, C., Hiddink, F. & Snow, C., Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperOther research output

Activities 2010 2018

Being rejected. The role of oral communicative competence

van der Veen, M. (Examiner)
8 Oct 2018

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination

MODEL2TALK: Goede gesprekken met jonge kinderen

van der Veen, M. (Speaker)
31 Jan 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

MODEL2TALK: Meer halen uit gesprekken met jonge kinderen

van der Veen, M. (Speaker)
27 Sep 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Slotsymposium Mindmappen in de kleuterklas

van der Veen, M. (Participant)
27 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceSocietal

Dialogic classroom talk in early childhood education

van Oers, H. J. M. (Examiner), Claudia van Kruistum (Examiner), Sarah Michaels (Examiner)
28 Nov 2017

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination

Press / Media

Taalontwikkeling stimuleren door meer kringgesprekken in de klas

M. van der Veen

11/12/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Leer jouw kleuters beter communiceren: 5 tips

M. van der Veen

6/12/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

Kringgesprekken

M. van der Veen

5/12/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other

Verbeterd kringgesprek leert kleuters beter communiceren

M. van der Veen

29/11/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other

Zo leer je kleuters beter communiceren

M. van der Veen

27/11/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Other