The Radboud Teachers Academy is strongly committed to systematically expand and share knowledge of ways in which creativity can be cultivated in secondary education. The research program is directed at this goal and does so along three perspectives:
- The cultivation of students’ creativity within and across disciplines
- Teacher learning and identity formation
- Schools as learning organizations
Below you find an overview of some of the research projects that reseachers of the Radboud Teachers Academy participate in. Or go directly to the overview of the projects of our PhD candidates.
1. The cultivation of students' creativity within and across disciplines
Ellen van den Broek, MA
A Language Awareness approach to Dutch upper- secondary foreign language education (PhD project)
This project focusses on a language awareness approach in the context of foreign language education. It will investigate how this approach contributes to the development of teachers’ and students’ language awareness and teachers’ classroom practice.
Chris Kooloos, MSc
Variatio delectat: Exploring ways in which teachers can orchestrate classroom discourse about variation in solution methods (PhD project)
In this project we collaborate with teachers in a Teacher Design Team to investigate ways to orchestrate classroom discourse about variation in solution methods.
2. Teacher learning and identity formation
Lieke Jager, MSc
Adaptivity of teachers’ differential instructional practice
in Dutch secondary education (PhD project)
This project studies how teacher in secondary education come to their adaptive instructional practices. Two perspectives regarding teacher’s differentiation practices will be used in this project.
3. Schools as learning organizations
Dr. Petrie van der Zanden
Being successful at university; the preparatory role of the secondary school
In this study the role the secondary school plays in preparing students for university will be investigated.