On November 30, 2017 Fred Korthagen received the Quality Award of the Dutch Order of Professional Coaches (NOBCO).
“Fred Korthagen has been active for 10 years as a volunteer for the NOBCO. Initially as a member of the Advisory Board and later as a member of the Scientific Research Committee. Fred is an internationally acclaimed scientist with an eye for the applied practice, he is emeritus professor of educational science at Utrecht University. Partly thanks to him, the NOBCO has invested more and more in research.” (website NOBCO)