Kees teaches arithmetic, mathematics and numeracy in pre-school education, primary education, secondary education, senior secondary vocational education and adult education. He is fascinated by the way individuals act and arrive at decisions when solving quantitative problems in daily life: "numeracy as social practice".
Kees studied pure mathematics at Leiden University and subsequently worked as a mathematics lecturer and first- and second-level teaching qualification trainer (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Leiden University, VU Amsterdam). He is a textbook author and editor-in-chief (for Moderne Wiskunde and ffLerenRekenen). In addition, he is an after-school teacher, coach, consultant and director/manager of the Algemeen Pedagogisch Studiecentrum. Kees previously worked as an international consultant and project manager in Indonesia and South Africa, among other places.
"Arithmetic and numeracy should be seen as a 'social practice'"Kees Hoogland
Kees is a senior lecturer and researcher. He is project leader of the Erasmus+ project "Common European Numeracy Project", which aims to achieve a common frame of reference for numeracy, as an essential competency for citizens in the 21st century.
Fields of expertise
- Didactics of arithmetic and mathematics
- Vocational and adult education
- Secondary education