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Prof.dr. Wiel Veugelers

Wiel Veugelers
Position

Hoogleraar Educatie
Professor of Education

Phone

0302390123

English biography

Professor Dr. Wiel Veugelers studied developmental psychology at the University of Amsterdam. From 1979 till may 2015 he was working at the Graduate School of Teaching and Learning of the University of Amsterdam, recently as associate professor. Since 2002 he has a chair as Professor of education at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht, in particular in the area of sense giving and humanity and on humanist ethical education (HVO).

His research and teaching is in the areas of citizenship education, moral development, teachers’ pedagogical professionalism, educational change, networking between educational institutions, identity and citizenship development, youth studies and youth subcultures.

He has been supervising major research projects and phd studies in the areas of moral development, citizenship education, multicultural education, educational change, cooperation of educational institutes, and youth development. He has received research grants of the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO); The Ministries of Education, Law and Social Affairs; the National Pedagogical Centres, The National Curriculum Development Institute, etc.

He is coordinating several international academic networks:

– The network ‘Education for Democratic Intercultural Citizenship (EDIC) in which eight European universities work together in education and research. This network is funded by the European Erasmus Programme.

– International Networks for Democratic Education (INDE) in which worldwide ten school- university networks work together.

He has been programme-chair of the AERA SIG Moral Development and Education and is now the chair of this SIG. He was founder and president of the EARLI SIG Moral and Democratic Education, is president of the Division Education and Society of the Dutch Educational Research Association (VOR) and a member of the general board of the Dutch Educational Research Association.

Research

Lopende onderzoeksprojecten:
De pedagogische identiteit van het openbaar onderwijs (in opdracht van VOO)
De pedagogische professionaliteit van docenten i.h.b. docenten humanistisch vormingsonderwijs

Selection of publications

Groot, I. de, Goodson, I. & Veugelers, W.M.M.H. (2014). Dutch Students’ Democratic Narratives: ‘I know what democracy means, not what I think of it’. Cambridge Journal of Education

Veugelers, W.M.M.H., Groot, I. de & Nollet, Fleur (2014). Higher Education and Citizenship Development. In European and Latin American Higher Education Between Mirrors: With a focus on equity and social cohesion policies and practices.

Veugelers, W.M.M.H. (2011). Education and Humanism. Linking Autonomy and Humanity. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Leenders, H., & Veugelers, W.M.M.H. & Kat, E. de (2008). Teachers; Views on Citizenship in Secondary Education in the Netherlands. Cambridge journal of education, 38(2), 155-170. (UvH)



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Ancillary activities

Lid Editorial Board  International Journal of Leadership in Education.
Voorzitter Divisie onderwijs en samenleving van de Vereniging voor Onderwijsonderzoek.
Coördinator International Network Education for Democratic Intercultural Citizenship (EDIC)
Chair Special Interest Group Moral Development and Education, AERA (American Educational Research Association).
Voorzitter vereniging ter bevordering van onderwijs en onderzoek op het gebied van onderwijs en maatschappelijke omgeving.Wetenschappelijk adviseur Burgerschapsvorming Stichting Leerplanontwikkeling.
Lid adviesraad Lectoraat De pedagogische Kwaliteit van het onderwijs, Hogeschool Windesheim.
Lid adviesraad Vereniging voor Openbaar Onderwijs.
Lid redactie Pedagogiek


Voormalig
Lid bestuur vereniging voor Leraren Opleiders Nederland (VELON).
Lid programmacommissie NWO Jeugd en Gezin.
Lid political expertgroup Europese Commissie: Citizenship and Citizenship Education
Lid redactie Compare, Journal of Comparative Education.
Voorzitter werkgroep Pedagogische Opdrachten van de lerarenopleiding, VELON
Coördinator Special Interest Group Moral and Democratic Education, European Association for research on learning and Instruction (EARLI).