On this website you will find information on ICO, The Interuniversity Center for Educational Sciences. ICO is a Dutch research school in the domain of educational sciences and was established in 1988 as a partnership between the universities of Twente and Groningen, with the aim of offering advanced courses to its PhD candidates. This collaboration was soon expanded to include research. At the moment educational institutes of thirteen Dutch and Belgian universities participate in ICO.

ICO News

  • Invitation: The Reading Network Symposium Dear PhD-students, post-doctoral researchers, and other junior researchers, We invite you to participate in “The Reading Network Symposium” which takes place on April 10, 2015 at LUMC in Leiden. The purpose of the Reading Network Symposium is to offer junior researchers in the field of reading research (e.g. reading processes, reading comprehension, reading motivation) the possibility to meet other junior researchers, and to present and discuss your research to each other. The key note speaker will be Prof. Dr. Paul van den Broek. Please subscribe before April 1, 2015 for attendance, paper, or poster presentation via: http://fppvu.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cumAbog4Kc5QnWJ The symposium is free of charge, and is funded by the ISED ...
    Posted 4 Mar 2015, 04:01 by ICO Education
  • PhD Defence Ralf van Griethuijsen March 11, 2015, at 16:00 hours exactly, Ralf van Griethuijsen (Eindhoven University of Technology) will defend his thesis entitled Relationships between students' interest in science, views of science and science teaching in upper primary and lower secondary education. All ICO Members are cordially invited to the PhD graduation ceremony.
    Posted 3 Mar 2015, 01:37 by ICO Education
  • New PhD members February In February ICO welcomed five new PhD members:
    Posted 25 Feb 2015, 05:12 by ICO Education
  • Ever thought about a Rubicon grant? As Visiting professor at the Learning and Educational Technology Unit in Oulu, Finland (http://www.oulu.fi/let/) I [Paul Kirschner] have acquired a Finnish Academy project on “Strategic regulation of learning through Learning Analytics and Mobile clouds for individual and collaborative learning success (SLAM)”. My co-PI Sanna Järvelä and I feel that this would be great opportunity for young (almost) PhDs to do some great and really interesting research and also to gain useful publications for future academic tenure or VENI-proposals. If you are adventurous (up to 2 years outside of the Netherlands), ambitious (want to get a step up on the competition in your academic career) and above all intelligent contact Sanna or me about the ...
    Posted 25 Feb 2015, 05:04 by ICO Education
  • Hoe goed is het Nederlandse onderwijs? Kohnstammlezing, vrijdag 27 maart 2015 om 14.30 uur wordt in de Aula UvA (Oude Lutherse Kerk) in AmsterdamDe zestiende Kohnstammlezing wordt verzorgd door Alexander Rinnooy Kan. Hoe goed is het Nederlandse onderwijs? Die vraag valt vanuit verschillende perspectieven te beantwoorden. In deze lezing is het perspectief vooral internationaal-vergelijkend en staan de leerlingen centraal: wat leren ze, en hoever komen ze? Voor Nederland is het beeld niet ongunstig, al valt de bijdrage van ons onderwijs aan het creëren van gelijke maatschappelijke kansen wat tegen. In deze lezing worden drie deelperspectieven gesuggereerd voor mogelijkheden tot vernieuwing. Het Nederlandse onderwijs is zeker niet slecht, maar het kan nog veel beter. Kohnstammlezing Ieder jaar vindt de Kohnstammlezing plaats, aan alle belangstellenden ...
    Posted 10 Feb 2015, 05:54 by ICO Education
  • PhD defence Ariyadi Wijaya On January 21, 2015 Ariyadi Wijaya (Utrecht University) will defend his dissertation entiteled Context-based mathematics tasks in Indonesia: Towards better practice and achievement.All ICO Members are cordially invited to the PhD graduation ceremony which will take place at 10:30 hours exactly at the Academiegebouw of Utrecht University, Domplein 29, Utrecht.More information can be found on the website of Utrecht University
    Posted 9 Feb 2015, 05:55 by ICO Education
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  • To see all vacancies go to the page Vacancies
  • Vacancy: Associate Professor of Educational Psychology Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam - The expertise of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is concentrated in the disciplines economics, Medicine and Health Sciences, Law, Social Sciences, History and Arts, Business Administration, and Philosophy ...
    Posted 19 Feb 2015, 00:28 by ICO Education
  • Assistant Professor in Professional Learning in Organizations (0,8-1,0 FTE) University of  Twente - The department of educational sciences is specialised in research on professional learning in organisations. Researchers at our department study the informal learning climate in organisations, as well ...
    Posted 17 Feb 2015, 23:37 by ICO Education
  • Vacature ICO Onderwijsdirecteur ICO is op zoek naar een nieuwe Onderwijsdirecteur --  De Onderwijsdirecteur is samen met de Wetenschappelijk Directeur verantwoordelijk voor de dagelijkse leiding van ICO. De Onderwijsdirecteur is verantwoordelijk voor de verdere ...
    Posted 10 Feb 2015, 05:35 by ICO Education
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