Eefje Smit

Eefje Smit is a teacher researcher within the Curriculum Development in Primary and Secondary Education research group since 2020. September 2021 she will commence a PhD-research into the development of pedagogical content knowledge of pre-service geography teachers.

After her education in physical geography Eefje worked for several years as a geography teacher and teacher educator. Her teaching is characterized by the cooperation with other school subjects. She also co-wrote a book on teaching sustainability.
Her research focuses on the cooperation between school subjects and the development of pre-service geography teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge.



  • PCK Geography
  • Cross curricular teaching
  • Education on sustainable development


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