Sanne Tromp, Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development (SLO) will welcome delegates on behalf of the SLO
Nienke Nieveen, Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development (SLO) - Implementation-oriented design
Dr. Nienke Nieveen is senior curriculum researcher at SLO, the Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development.
The talk will discuss lessons learned and dilemmas encountered when curriculum implementation seen as not just a technical process, but also as responding to public values and various interests of many stakeholders.
Sol Garfunkel, Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP, USA) - 2015 ISDDE Prize Winner's address
Garfunkel will provide a tour through U.S. mathematics education reform over the past 40 years, highlighting the major trends, in particular with regard to advances and setbacks in the teaching of mathematics through modeling and applications.
Aukje Bergsma, National Testing and Assessment Center (CITO, The Netherlands) - The role of assessment in the design of education
Bergsma’s presentation will focus on the relation between curriculum development and assessment. She will explore how both domains can benefit most from each other and more importantly how these domains serve the needs of schools, teachers and students in the best way.
Agnes Kemperman, Secondary-tertiary Education Network (VO-HO, the Netherlands) - Professional development communities
This contribution will focus on how networks facilitate and stimulate teachers to share and develop their knowledge and experiences of teaching with colleagues in secondary and tertiary education.
Harrie Eijkelhof, Chair of National Steering Committee for Nature, Life and Technology - The new STEM subject NLT: A case
The interdisciplinary course Nature Life and Technology (NLT) established in 2007 is now taught in more than 200 Dutch senior high schools by teams of teachers, in addition to the regular programmes in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and earth science. The talk will cover aims, quality standards of the materials, implementation in schools, assessment, teacher support, and reactions of students, teachers and scientists.
More details for all the Speakers are available here.