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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

  • Event for early career researchers: Recalibrating excellence No scientific career or tenure without a prestigious grant like a VENI and a list of publications in highly cited journals. Or so it seems. Rathenau Institute and CWTS invite early career researchers who care about science, and feel concerned about the emphasis on excellence, to explore the issue of research excellence. On Thursday October 13th 2016, the Rathenau Institute and CWTS jointly organize an interactive event for early career researchers: Recalibrating excellence. This event is part of a joint project aimed at drawing lessons from 25 years of excellence policies and excellence funding. In the last 25 years science policies and funding schemes have increasingly focused on fostering ‘excellent’ research. Many researchers experience this label of excellence as too ...
    Posted 28 Sep 2016, 02:25 by ICO Education
  • Elly de Bruijn aangesteld als bijzonder hoogleraar bij de Open Universiteit Het College van bestuur van de Open Universiteit heeft prof. dr. Elly de Bruijn aangesteld als bijzonder hoogleraar De pedagogisch-didactische aspecten van het opleiden tot beroepsuitoefening. De aanstelling heeft een omvang van 0,2 fte en een looptijd van vijf jaar. De leerstoel wordt gefinancierd door Hogeschool Utrecht waar prof. De Bruijn werkzaam is als lector beroepsonderwijs. Opleider in het beroepsonderwijsBeroepsonderwijs leidt op tot heel verschillende beroepen: van stratenmakers en verzorgenden tot fysiotherapeuten en accountants. De opleidingen stellen heel verschillende eisen aan de studenten, maar ook aan hun docenten. Wat moet een docent in het beroepsonderwijs kennen en kunnen? Speciaal aan het beroepsonderwijs is dat docenten vaak eerst in een andere sector hebben gewerkt, bijvoorbeeld in het beroep ...
    Posted 26 Sep 2016, 03:32 by ICO Education
  • “Do you catch my drift? A multidisciplinary view on educational message design”. Utrecht University - October 12-14 - From October 12th until October 14th a seminar will be hosted by Utrecht University. The seminar is titled “Do you catch my drift? A multidisciplinary view on educational message design”. During the seminar experts from different disciplines will share their knowledge in order to enhance (educational) message design in technology enhanced learning environments. In light of this theme there will be three highly interesting keynote lectures, one each day, which you are welcome to attend. Keynote presentations will be given by Prof. Richard Mayer (Wednesday), Marc Stadtler, PhD (Thursday), and Dr. Jessica Piotrowski (Friday). Prof. Richard Mayer – Wednesday October 12th Richard Mayer is distinguished professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is internationally ...
    Posted 26 Sep 2016, 02:29 by ICO Education
  • Symposium | Technology 4 Collaborative learning October 13th, University of Twente - At October 13th, the University of Twente will organise a symposium called ‘Technology 4 Collaborative Learning’. This symposium will start with a keynote lecture of our visiting scholar Hanna Järvernoja, Principal Investigator in Learning and Educational Technology, University of Oulu. In her keynote Supporting motivation and emotion regulation as a part of groups’ regulated learning, she will discuss the role of motivation and emotions in collaborative learning settings and describe how technology can be used in order to support individuals and groups in regulating their learning process. After her keynote, several researchers of the department Educational Science and Instruction Technology will present how they use technology to measure and support collaborative learning in a research ...
    Posted 22 Sep 2016, 02:42 by ICO Education
  • Cum laude PhD Defence Monica Koster and Renkse Bouwer ICO congratulates Monica Koster and Renske Bouwer with their cum laude PhD defence on September 2. Their thesis Bringing writing research into the classroom: The effectiveness of Tekster, a newly developed writing program for elementary students, can be downloaded from https://issuu.com/tekster6/docs/tekster_proefschrift-digi2. Their teaching method "Tekster" is getting a wide attention in Dutch media. More information can be found on the Tekster website (in Dutch): https://tekster.nl/ 
    Posted 22 Sep 2016, 00:32 by ICO Education
  • PhD Defence Luce Claessens On Friday September 30th, 16:15 hours exactly, Luce Claessens (Utrecht University) will defend her thesis Be on my side, I’ll be on your side: Teachers’ perceptions of teacher–student relationships.All ICO Members are cordially invited to be present at PhD graduation ceremony at the Academiegebouw in Utrecht.More information (in Dutch) can be found on the website of Utrecht University.
    Posted 20 Sep 2016, 00:26 by ICO Education
  • New ICO PhD members september 2016 ICO welcomes the following new members:
    Posted 19 Sep 2016, 23:19 by ICO Education
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Vacancies

  • To see all vacancies go to the page Vacancies
  • Promovendus (1,0 fte) LocationHeerlenFunction typesOnderzoek, Ontwikkeling, Innovatie, Promotieplaatsen, OnderwijsScientific fieldsGedrag en maatschappijHours38.0 hours per weekEducationUniversitairJob numberAT/FAC/PenOW/16041Translationsnl ...
    Posted by ICO Education
  • Docent/Onderzoeker Onderwijskunde (1,0 fte) LocationGroningen, Broerstraat 5Function typesHoogleraren, UHD’s, UD’s & lectorenScientific fieldsGedrag en maatschappijHours38.0 hours per weekSalarymaximum € 3427EducationGepromoveerdJob number ...
    Posted 22 Sep 2016, 00:29 by ICO Education
  • PhD student 'Standing tutorials at Maastricht University, its impact on cognitive performance, collaboration, creativity and physical behaviour' LocationOnderwijsinstituut FHML, Universiteitssingel 60, Randwijck (Maastricht)Function typesPhD positionsScientific fieldsEducationHours36.0 - 40.0 hours per weekSalary€ 2191 - € 2801EducationUniversity GraduateJob number ...
    Posted 19 Sep 2016, 23:20 by ICO Education
  • Full Professor of Pedagogical Science (Learning Problems) Radboud University Nijmegen - https://www.academictransfer.com/employer/RUN/vacancy/35790/lang/en/LocationNijmegenFunction typesProfessors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturersScientific fieldsBehaviour and SocietyHours ...
    Posted 31 Aug 2016, 04:30 by ICO Education
  • Full Professor of Educational Science Radboud University Nijmegen - see https://www.academictransfer.com/employer/RUN/vacancy/35789/lang/en/LocationNijmegenFunction typesProfessors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturersScientific fieldsBehaviour and Society ...
    Posted 31 Aug 2016, 04:30 by ICO Education
  • Mandaatassistent in het domein van de onderwijsprofessionalisering - 2016AAPFSWEX237 Universiteit Antwerpen - Het ExpertiseCentrum Hoger Onderwijs (ECHO) van de Universiteit Antwerpen is op zoek naar een gemotiveerde collega die een proefschrift wilt opzetten met als focus blended leren, en mee ...
    Posted 17 Aug 2016, 03:44 by ICO Education
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