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Professor Dr Kim Schildkamp

Professor in the Faculty of Behavioural, Management, and Social Sciences - University of Twente, Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Kim Schildkamp is a full professor in the Faculty of Behavioural, Management, and Social Sciences of the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Her chair is called “Data-informed decision making for learning and development”. Kim is a Fulbright scholarship recipient, which she used to study data use in Louisiana.

She is the past president of ICSEI (International Congress on School Effectiveness and Improvement). She is the Chair of the zone “Facilitating professional development and support for lecturers” of the Dutch National Acceleration Plan for Educational Innovation with ICT. She is the global editor of the Journal of Professional Capital and Community and the associate editor for Studies in Educational Evaluation. She developed the data team® procedure, which has received the European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning (EAPRIL) best research-practice award. S

he has published widely on the use of (assessment) data. She has received numerous of grants from NWO/NRO, the EU (Erasmus plus, Comenius), The Spencer Foundation, The Ministry of Education, STW (Sience and Technology fund, the Netherlands), and several school boards. She has several international collaborations (e.g., with the University of Auckland, Antwerp University, and The University of California San Diego).

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