Welcome to Fred Korthagen's website
Korthagen is a professor emeritus of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. His academic fields are the professional development of teachers and teacher educators, and the pedagogy of teacher education.
He published numerous articles and books on these topics, in various languages, and he gave keynotes on conferences and workshops all over the world.
He received awards for his publications from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE). In 2015, he became Fellow of AERA, "to honor excellence in research".
Fred Korthagen's international work is focused on two main areas - click on the area of your interest:
- Fred Korthagen receives NOBCO Quality AwardOn November 30, 2017 Fred Korthagen received the Quality Award of the [read more]
- Core reflection in JapanCore reflection and ‘reflective teaching’ are rising in [read more]
- DissertationRecently, Tom Browning at Indiana University wrote his PhD [read more]
- Comic books on educationIn Japan a lot of comic books exist on educational subjects, meant [read more]
“I have always been fascinated by those moments when something in people's eyes starts to shine, when they become inspired. Then learning is no longer an effort, but simply enjoying what is taking place.”
Visser, L., Korthagen, F.A.J. & Schoonenboom, J. (2018). Differences in learning characteristics between students with high, average, and low levels of academic procrastination: Students’ views on factors influencing their learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, Article 808, 1-15. Read article
Visser, L., Schoonenboom, J. & Korthagen, F.A.J. (2017). A field experimental design of a strengths-based training to overcome academic procrastination: Short- and long-term effect. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, Article 1949, 1-12. Read article
Korthagen, F. (2017). Inconvenient truths about teacher learning: Towards professional development 3.0. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 23(4), 387-405. Download pdf