Recent news

Educational opportunities in the wake of COVID-19: webinars now available on Youtube


On the 9th of June LEARN! and Educationlab organized an online conference about educational opportunities in the wake of COVID-19.

Barbara Braams received a grant (€50k) from the Dutch Research Agenda – Science Communication funding scheme.


Barbara will use this grant to further develop the Hoe?Zo! Show: a project to make children enthusiastic about science.

Webinars inhaal- en ondersteuningsprogramma’s


Op vrijdag 23 april gaven onderzoekers van LEARN! webinars over de resultaten van het onderzoek naar inhaal- en ondersteuningsprogramma’s

Celebrating our international research


Great discoveries come from interdisciplinary thinking where team members have different cultural approaches to problem solving.

Looking back at an inspiring Symposium Buddies Breaking Barriers


Looking back at an inspiring symposium ‘Buddies Breaking Barriers’ held on 16th February.

News from the program "Learning Sciences"


Please find here the interview with Erik Meij

Impressions from our Annual LEARN! Conference 2021


Our first online LEARN! conference was held on January 20th with more than 130 registrations and a series of lively fireside chats, symposia, paper and poster presentations. . Sessions were as varied as learning loss in the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of mindset and self-esteem in motivation, or lesson study in different cultural and educational settings.

Programme annual conference 2021 now online


The programme of the annual conference 20 January 2021 is now online

Introducing our new advisory board


We’re pleased to introduce LEARN!’s advisory board. Some of the members have renewed their term, but we also have some new members as of November 2020. They will advise the institute for the next three years and help us develop and implement our strategy. In our next newsletters we’ll let them introduce themselves in a bit more detail, while two of our advisory board members (Rien Spies and professor Becky Francis) will also feature in our annual conference on the 20th of January 2021.

Registration annual conference now open!


We cordially invite you to register to the annual conference of the research institute LEARN!

A LEARN! team of researchers recently won the bid to evaluate the Dutch catch-up programmes


A LEARN! team of researchers recently won the bid to evaluate the Dutch catch-up programmes

News from the program "Educational governance, identity and diversity"


Please find here the interview with Cor van Montfort and the new publications from Johannes Drerup

News from the program "Child Rearing"


Please find here the interview with Kim Starreveld and the blog of Friederike Ertmer

COVID-19: do we need to redefine the priorities for school inspections?


The disruption to schooling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic during the spring and summer in the northern hemisphere has necessitated changes in all aspects of school policy and practice, including the purpose, priorities and practices of Inspectorates of Education. ICSEI’s Crisis Response in Education Network has chosen to discuss these issues with delegates from Inspectorates of Education around the world in a series of three webinars.

New publication by Anders Schinkel: Wonder, Education and Human Flourishing


We are happy to announce a new publication by Anders Schinkel (Ed.): “Wonder, Education and Human Flourishing”.