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Research Institute of Child Development and Education

Results: 41 - 53 of 53
Results: 41 - 53 of 53
  • Patti Valkenburg appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society
    9 Apr 2013
    Prof. Patti Valkenburg has been appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society by the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment is effective from 1 May 2013. Valkenburg is ...
  • Sabine Severiens, professor Educational Science
    Dr S.E. Severiens, professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences
    22 Jan 2013
    Dr S.E. Severiens has been named professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences, specialising in curricular design for vulnerable children and teenagers, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...
  • Dhr. prof. dr. (Peter) de Jong
    Dr P.F de Jong
    2 Jan 2013
    Dr P.F de Jong (1956) has been named Professor of Educational Science, specialising in learning and teaching in primary and secondary education, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and ...
  • Dhr. prof. dr. Fukkink
    Dr R.G. Fukkink
    5 Dec 2012
    R.G. Fukkink (1969) has been appointed Professor by Special Appointment of Childcare and Education Services for Young Children in the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) at the University of Amsterdam ...
  • Oostdam
    Dr R.J. Oostdam
    26 Nov 2012
    Dr R.J. Oostdam (1958) has been appointed Professor of Learning and Instruction at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair is endowed by the Stichting Hogeschool van ...
  • Sadness and physical complaints cause girls to cry more
    17 Oct 2012
    Girls aged from 9 to 13 years old cry more often than boys. This is partly due to the fact that girls are sad more often (internalise feelings more often) and they experience physical complaints such as fatigue and ...
  • Quality of ‘out-of-school’ care facilities rated as satisfactory
    12 Oct 2012
    The pedagogical quality of the out-of-school care facilities in the Netherlands is rated as satisfactory to more than satisfactory, according researchers at the UvA’s Kohnstamm Institute, following a national ...
  • US children exposed to background television four hours a day
    11 Oct 2012
    On average, a child from the age of eight months to eight years in the USA is exposed to almost four hours of background television on a normal day. Younger children and African-American children are exposed to even ...
  • University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings
    17 Aug 2012
    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked, just as previous years, in the top 150 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the 500 best universities in the world is published annually ...
  • Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship
    17 Aug 2012
    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...
  • Two young UvA researchers to go abroad with assistance of Rubicon grant
    3 Jul 2012
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to two promising young UvA researchers. This grant enables researchers who have recently obtained their doctorate to gain ...
  • 'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research
    20 Jun 2012
    All the research facilities and advanced equipment of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) – including a sleep lab, baby lab, fMRI brain scanner and virtual reality lab – ...
  • UvA researchers confirm teaching entrepreneurial skills in primary school is useful
    1 Jun 2012
    Primary school is a fertile ground for developing entrepreneurial skills. These are the finding of the study 'The effect of early entrepreneurship education' conducted by the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship ...