Dr Kiumars Zarafshani presented at ECS

On March 14, Dr Kiumars Zarafshani presented his work at Wageningen University as guest of ECS at the occasion of the doctoral dissertation defence of Saeid Noroozi. Dr Zarafshani actively helps students in higher agricultural education to start up agri-business enterprises for self-employment. This way they can create a livelihood in a sector otherwise without much employment opportunities. Continue reading Dr Kiumars Zarafshani presented at ECS

Call for WU sandwich PhD’s applications open until May 16

The call for WU sandwich PhD’s applications has opened. The deadline for proposals is set on Friday, May 16th 2014. Applications must be sent in by email to Dr. ir. Henrieke de Ruiter (henrieke.deruiter@wur.nl), through sendit: https://sendit.wur.nl/Secure/  Please keep in mind that candidates must meet all of the eligibility requirements. See further website: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Education-Programmes/PhD-Programme/Categories-of-PhD-Candidates/Sandwich-PhD-Candidates.htm


Publication on Competency Self-Reporting Instrument published

The article ‘Exploring the Validity and Robustness of a Competency Self-Report Instrument for Vocational and Higher Competence-Based Education’ by Anne E. Khaled, Judith T. M. Gulikers, Hilde Tobi, Harm J.A. Biemans, Carla Oonk, and Martin Mulder (2014). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, p. 1-12, is published online. The paper can be found at http://jpa.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/02/28/0734282914523913