Children of higher-educated parents are also more severely impacted by adverse events such as divorce or child abuse. This is the conclusion of the PhD research of Carlijn Bussemakers, who is defending her PhD thesis at Radboud University.
According to literary scholar Jeroen Dera, students can also dramatically improve their language skills, as well as their critical thinking, by reading more. 'Reading skills are one of the greatest predictors of social success.'
Artificial Intelligence is playing a growing role in Dutch economy and society, and by extension also in education. This has led to the creation of the National Education Lab AI, opening its doors on October 6.
The National Stop Bullying Day will call attention to the fact that one in ten school pupils still suffer from bullying. Psychologist Yvonne van den Berg has designed a platform called 'Stoeltjesdans' to support teachers.
The Jacobs Foundation has awarded a grant of CHF 2 million (€1.9 million) to Professors Sanna Järvelä and Inge Molenaar at the University of Oulu, Finland and Radboud University, the Netherlands, to set up a global collaborative research center.
85 percent of the references in educational research articles are substantively correct. This is the conclusion that Ard Lazonder and Noortje Janssen of Radboud University reached after analysing 500 articles from 244 different educational journals.