Jan van der Veen graduated in Physics. After teaching physics and mathematics he started working on applications of ICT in Higher Education, project based learning and professional development at the University of Twente. Since 2004 he works as a physics teacher trainer at ELAN. In the period 2010-2014 he was Director of Education of the teacher training programs at ELAN working closely together with the schools in the region. Jan is now chairing the 4TU.Centre for Engineering Education in which the 4 Dutch technical universities work together on innovating and researching engineering education.
· Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Science and Engineering Education
· Professional Development
· Use of ICT in education