Educational expertise

Educational expertise

At the Utrecht Center for Research and Development of Health Professions Education, we make educational knowledge available to healthcare education and dedicate our expertise to University Medical Center Utrecht on a local, national and international level. 

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Together we conduct scientific research in the field of future-proof education and training in healthcare. In this way we want to gain more insight into training professionals for the healthcare of tomorrow.

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Innovation and research projects

Adapt at Work

A practice-oriented research project in higher education. Universities of applied sciences and research universities jointly conduct (design) research into work-learning environments in Bachelor's and Master's programmes, aimed at developing adaptive expertise of (prospective) professionals.

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Utrecht University (UU) aims to create a learning environment for all students that will supports their development as optimal as possible (Strategic Plan UU, 2016-2020). THERMOS contributes to this, by offering students more control over their study approach.

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This project is designed to deal with the challenge of acting meaningfully upon learning analytics or other early warning systems to support inclusion and student success. Learning analytics is a potentially powerful tool to improve social inclusion through student success.

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Within the project “Equality: a sustainable improvement of the quality of assessments”, a method has been developed in close collaboration with lecturers, directors of education and examination boards that offers study programs the opportunity to provide transparent insight into and improve the quality of assessment.

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The European Training Network for Chemical Engineering Immersive Learning (Charming) aims to stimulate the European sector by developing learning strategies, content and prototypes for the application of games and virtual or augmented reality.

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​Prof. Marieke van der Schaaf


Astrid van Duin-Outmaijjer
+316 2577 7426

Visiting address

A.A. Hijmans van den Berghgebouw
Universiteitsweg 98
3584 CG Utrecht
The Netherlands

Postal address

Postbus 85500 (HP: HB 4.05)
3508 GA Utrecht
The Netherlands

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