prof.dr. D. (Douwe) Beijaard - Expertise

Beijaard, prof.dr. D.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Chair :
Professional Learning
Department :
Eindhoven School of Education
Section :
Eindhoven School of Education
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
TR 3.26
Tel :
+31 40-247 4439
Tel (internal) :
Email :

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  • D40000 - Law and Public Administration
  • D52000 - Educational theory
  • Teacher education
  • Teacher's professional identity
  • Professional development of teachers



Douwe Beijaard (1953) is professor of Professional Learning in the domain of teaching and teacher education. He obtained a master degree in Educational Sciences from the University of Groningen (1982) and a doctoral degree from Wageningen University in 1990. Beijaard started his career as a secondary school teacher. He previously worked at Wageningen University, Leiden University, and the University of Groningen. He was and is (executive) member of editorial boards of several scientific journals. His current research addresses the professional identity, quality and development of (beginning) teachers.