Editorship

2005-                          Co-editor-in–chief: Panorama. Intercultural Journal of Interdisciplinary Ethical and Religious Studies for Responsible Research

 

Editorial boards of journals and books

2014-                          Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the European Journal of Science Education and Research (EJSER)

2013-                          Member of the Editorial Board of Philosophy Study

2012-                          Member of the editorial board of the book series Horizons in Religious Education

2011-2013      Member of the editorial board of International Scholarly Network Education

2011-              Member of the editorial board of Humanities

2008-              Member of the editorial board of the Open Education Journal

2008-                          Member of the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of Religious

Education

2007-                          Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Teacher Education for

Sustainability

2007-                          Member of the editorial board of Pedagogiek. Wetenschappelijk Forum voor

Opvoeding, Onderwijs en Vorming

2007-                          Member of the editorial advisory board of the Series “Research in Contemporary

Religion” (RCR) Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen, Germany

2005-                                      Member of the editorial board of Studies in Philosophy and Education

2004-                                      Member of the editorial Board of the Journal for Empirical Theology.

2004-2006       Member of the editorial board of the series Religion in der Gegenwartskultur/Religion in Contemporary Culture, Francke Verlag, Tübingen

2001-                                      Member of the editorial board of Religious Education

2001-2009       Member of the editorial board of the series Religieus Pluralisme en multiculturaliteit, Meinema, Zoetermeer

2000-2004       Member of the editorial board of the International Journal for Education and Religion

1999-2006      Member of the editorial board of Pedagogisch Tijdschrift

1997-2000       Member of the editorial board of the series Interacties and Studies

Bezinningscentrum, VU University Amsterdam

1994-2000       Member of the editorial board of the Serie Ontwikkeling/Opvoeding/Onder­wijs,

DSWO PRESS, Leiden University

1995-2001       Member of the editorial committee of Bulletin. Tijd­schrift voor christelijk onderwijs

1999-2004       Member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Education and

Religion

1994-2006       Member of the editorial board of Panorama, Interna­tional Journal of Comparative Education and Values

1995-1998       Member of the editorial board of the South African Journal for Higher Education

1993-1999                   Member of the editorial board of the series NVO-publikaties

1987-1993                   Member and chair (1991-1993) of the editorial board of Comenius

1987-1991      Member of the editorial committee of Vernieuwing

1983-1988                   Member of the editorial board of Pedagogische Verhandelingen

 

Manuscript review

1981-                          Review of manuscripts for Pedagogische Verhandelingen; Pedagogische Studiën; Comenius; Studies in Philosophy and Education; Journal of Philosophy of Education; Beliefs and Values; Theoretical Psychology; Paedagogica Historica; Religious Education; British Journal of Religious Education; Pedagogisch Tijdschrift; Journal of Contemporary Religion; Interna­tional Journal for Education and Religion; Tijdschrift voor Vrouwenstudies; Panorama. International Journal of Comparative Education and Values; Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion; Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Opvoeding, Vorming en Onderwijs; Inter­change; Journal of Empirical Theology; South African Journal for Higher Education; Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability; Journal of Moral Education; Pedagogiek. Wetenschappelijk  Forum voor Opvoeding, Onderwijs en Vorming; Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship; Open Educational Journal; Journal of Practical Theology.

 

                                   Book proposal reviewer and journal reviewer for Springer Publishers.

 

Conference organisation

2013                           Conference organizor of the Religious Education Association conference, „Coming out religiously! Religion, the Public Sphere and Religious Identity Formation“, November  8-10, 2013, Boston, US.

2009                           Chair and organizor of the NGPG symposium “Godsdienstpedagogiek. Dimensies en spanningsvelden”, Amsterdam, 9 October 2009.

2008                           Chair and co-organizor of the REDCo-conference in the Netherlands, Soesterberg, Kontakt der Kontinenten, 6-10 March 2008.

2006                           Co-convenor with main convenor Prof.dr. W.A.J. Meijer and co-convenor dr. A.M. Lanser-van der Velde of the bi-annual conference of the International

                                   Seminar for Religious Education and Values (Driebergen, the Netherlands, 31

                                   July-4 august 2006)

2006                           Organizer of the symposium “Levensbeschouwelijke vorming voor allen”

                                   (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 9 June 2006).

2005                           Organizer of the international symposium “Religious Education as Encounter” related to the honorary doctorate for Prof.dr. John Martin Hull from VU University Amsterdam (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 21 October 2005).

2005                           Organizer of the conference “Religie in het onderwijs” (Utrecht, the Netherlands, 11 February 2005).

2004                           Organizer of the conference “Geestelijke stromingen in het onderwijs” (Utrecht, the Netherlands, 17 May, 2004).

2003                           Co-organiser with Dr. A.B. Dijkstra of the conference “Bijzonder gemotiveerd.

                                   De ideale school volgens dragers en vragers van confessioneel basisonderwijs” (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 14 February, 2003).

1998                           Main organiser (with Prof.dr F.K. Kieviet and drs. J. Hoeksema) of the

                                   conference “Tussen nabijheid en distantie. De interactie tussen leerling en leraar”

                                   (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 13 November 1998).

1997                           Co-organizer with Dr. D.J. de Ruyter of the conference “Tussen traditie en

                                   vernieuwing” (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 25 April 1997).

1993                           Co-organiser with Dr. G.J.J. Biesta of the First European Conference on

                                   “Pragmatism and Pedagogy” (Oegstgeest, the Netherlands, 29 November-

                                   2 December 1993). 

1993                           Conference chair and main organiser (with to Dr. B. Boog and dr. G.J.J. Biesta) of the 12th International Human Science Research Confe­ren­ce (Groningen, the

                                   Netherlands, 10-14 Augustus 1993)

 

Reviewer for promotion to full professorship, and rating of senior full professors

 

2013                           Invited external reviewer of a rating procedure of an associate senior professor in

                                   Philosophy of Education and Religious Education, North-West University, Campus Potchefstroom, South Africa, for the South African National Research Foundation (August, 2013).

2013                           Invited external referee for a Research Grant submitted to the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, New York, US (August 2013).

2013                           Invited external referee for a Post-Doctorate Fellowship Programme in Education, University of Pretoria, South Africa (July 2013).

2013                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a Professorship in the School of Education, University of Leeds, United Kingdom (July 2013).

2013                           Invited external reviewer of an assessment of a Research Programme in the Faculty of Education Sciences for the status of a Research Unit Programme on request of the Board of the North-West University, Campus Potchefstroom, South Africa (July, 2013).

2013                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a Professorship in the Faculty of Arts, University of Antwerp, Belgium (April, 2013).

2013                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a full professorship in

                                   Religious Education, Philosophical Faculty, School of Theology, School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education, University of Eastern Finland, Joensu, Finland (March, 2013).

2012                           Invited external reviewer of a rating procedure of a senior full time professor in

                                   Education and Religious Education, North-West University, for the South

                                   African National Research Foundation (June, 2012).

2011                           Invited external reviewer of a rating procedure of a senior full time professor in

                                   Education and Religious Education, North-West University, for the South

                                   African National Research Foundation (October, 2011).

2011                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a full professorship in

                                   Philosophy of Education, School of Education, University of Haifa, Israel

                                   (December 2011).

2010                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a full professorship in

                                   Education, Department of Education, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science,

                                   Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (February/March, 2010).

2009                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a full professorship in

                                   Education especifically meaning giving and humanization, University of

                                   Humanistics, Utrecht, the Netherlands (February, 2009).

2009                           Invited external reviewer in the reapplication procedure for an endowed

                                   professorship in Religious Education, Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht, the

                                   Netherlands (March, 2009).

2007                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a full professorship in

                                   Philosophy of Education/Religious Education, School of Education, University of Haifa, Israel (April, 2007).

2005                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a full professorship in Philosophy of Education/Religious Education in the Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto, Canada (April 2005).

1994                           Invited external reviewer in the application procedure for a full professorship in Special Education in the Faculty of Education, York University, Toronto, Canada (March 1994).

 

Professional organisations

 

2013-                          Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Master Educational Leadership

2013-                          Member of the Board of Supervision of PCPO D&B, Lisse

2013-                          Member of the Advisory Group for the Lectoraat [professional professorship] Christelijk Leraarschap, Driestar Educatief, Gouda.

2011                           Reviewer of 7-years Consortium Applications (3-4 M €) in the domain of

                                   Religious Education for the Austrian Science Fund, Vienna, Austria.

2011-2012       Member of the Research Committee for Academic Integrity, VU University

                                   Amsterdam.

2010-                          Invited Member of the international educational network ‘Wissenschaftlicher

                                   Arbeitskreis Netzwerk Bildung und Religion‘.

2010                           Invited Member of the “Legitimeringspanel Kennisbasis Geestelijke Stromingen

                                   van de Lerarenopleidingen Basisonderwijs“, HBO Raad, Vereniging van

                                   Hogescholen.

2009-                          Member of the General Board of the Foundation Christian Press, the identity

                                   foundation of the daily national newspaper TROUW

2009-                          Member of the Recommending Committee of Echelon, a Council for the

                                   encouragement of intercultural and worldview communication in the school

                                   setting

2009-              Chair of the Nederlands Godsdienst Pedagogisch Genootschap (NGPG)

2009-10           Reviewer for the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO, Fonds

Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Vlaanderen)

2008-2012       Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Netherlands Institute in St.

Petersburg (NIP) as part of the Dutch Scientific Institutes Abroad (NWIB)

2008-2012       Member of the Begeleidingscommissie Verwante Instellingen Buitenland, VU

University Amsterdam

2008-2012       Member of the Grant Advisory Poule of VU University Amsterdam

2008-2009       Member of the VSNU committee for the Research Assessment of the Univer­siteit van Humanistiek (University of Humanistics), Utrecht, the Netherlands

2008-                          Member of the Regiegroep on the Identity of VU University Amsterdam

2007-2012       Member of the Klankbordgroep Diversity and Academic Edification in VU

University Amsterdam

2007-                          Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Master Leren & Innoveren

(Learning & Innovating)

2006-                          Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Nederlandse Stichting voor Wijsgerig Pragmatisme.

2005-2012       Member of the Projectgroup Onderwijslezing, School of Education, Christelijke

Hogeschool Windesheim, Zwolle

2005-2007      Member of the committee of reviewers of MAGW/NWO.

2004-2009       Member of the Advisory Committee of the Kenniscentrum Maatschappij &

Religie (KCMR), Nijmegen respectively Tilburg

2003-2012       Member of the Advisory Group for het lectoraat [professional professorship] Pedagogische opdracht/kwaliteit, Christelijke Hogeschool Windesheim, Zwolle.

2003-2006       Member of the Projectgroep Kerk en Onderwijs of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, Utrecht

2003-2006      Member of the Identity Advisory Board of ICCO, Utrecht.

2002                           Reviewer for the Dutch Validation Council for the Accreditation of the MBE-ME (Bovenschools Management), Executive Master of Business Administration in Management of Education, a joint master of Magistrum, NES and Octaaf

1998-2000       Chair of the ad hoc committee “Richtinggevende uitspaken christelijk onderwijs”

of the Nederlandse Protestants Christelijke Schoolraad (NPCS)

1998-2003       Member of the Section Geestelijke Vorming van de Generale Raad i.o. voor Kerkopbouw, theologie en opleiding van de SoW-kerken

1998                           Member of the ad hoc committee of the Vereniging voor Pro­testants Christelijk Basisonderwijs, Pijnacker i.v.m. de uitgave van een gedenkboek ter ere van het 90-jarig bestaan in januari 1999

1998-1999       Member of the Round Table “On­derwijs, jongeren en zingeving”, Katholiek

Studiecen­trum voor Geestelijke Volksgezondheid (KSGV), Tilburg

1996                           On invitation the whole year three weekly the Vision-column for PCO-Magazine, the periodical of the PCO-Vakbonden (Protestant Education Union)

1996-2000       Member of the board of the International Conference 2000 “Like a Child in the World”

1996-1997       Member with didactical specialisation of the VSNU Teaching Assessment Committee of the Faculties of Theology and Religious Studies in Flanders and the Netherlands

1995-2001       Coordinator and co-leader of the project group Young Adults of the Charismatische Werkgemeenschap Nederland (CWN)

1995-1996       Member of the VSNU Institutional Assessment of the Univer­siteit van

Humanistiek (University of Humanistics), Utrecht

 1994                          Cooperation on inviation in the NCRV-program “Brink op Een”, broadcasted on

6 December 1994 via Nederland 1

1994-2000       Member of the College van Visita­toren Primair Onderwijs, BesturenraadPCO,

Voorburg

1994-2002       Member of the advisory board of Lingua Franca, Stichting voor Transculturele

Communicatie, Nijmegen.

1994-1997       Member of the Advisory Board of the VU-project “Focus op waar­den” (Focus on Values)

1994-2000       Member of the resonance Group of the Orthodox Protestant Teachers College

“De Driestar”, Gouda

1993-1996       Member of the Scientific Advisory board of the PCOJ research project “Jeugd in

de jaren negentig” (Dutch Youth in the nineties)

1993-1996       Member of the working Group on “Identity” of the Teacher Training and

Assessment Centre VU University Amsterdam (IDO/VU)

1993-1996       Member of the Project group “Education and School”, Doorwerking Christelijk

Sociaal Congres

1993-2001       Chair of the Chamber Pedagogy of the VSNU (United Cooperating Dutch

Universities)

1989-1992      Member of the Coordinating Committee NWO/PEDON/THP

1987-1990      Member of the board of the Dutch Association “Pedagogen voor de Vrede”

1986-2012       Member of the board of the Section Wijsgerige en Historische Pedagogiek van

                                   de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Opvoedkundigen (NVO)

1984-1987       External examiner for the final examinations Pedagogy of Dutch Teachers

Colleges