Rieke van Bemmel has been working as a researcher within the research group Vocational Education since February 2020. The focus of her PhD research is on how to design a responsive curriculum for teacher education in higher professional education.
Rieke has been working as a teacher educator at Archimedes Institute since 2015. Within the institute, she is engaged in redesigning all fourteen teacher education programs and several innovation projects. She also teaches pedagogical subjects within the teacher education programmes.
Rieke has twenty years of experience as a teacher in primary education. After graduating from her master’s degree of Educational Sciences (educational design and consultancy), she decided to switch from teaching young children to teaching student teachers in teacher education. Her focus is on the design of teacher education curricula and flexible curricula in higher professional education.
Fields of expertise
- Teacher education
- Curriculum design
- Flexible higher professional education
"We investigate how we could educate future proof teachers in a flexible and responsive manner together with schools"Rieke van Bemmel
Van Bemmel, R., Zitter, I., & De Bruijn, E. (2022, August). Exploring the concept of a responsive curriculum in teacher education. Paper presented at the EARLI SIG14 conference, Paderborn, Germany.