Gert Biesta is Professor of Education (0.8) in the Department of Education. In addition he is (0.2) NIVOZ Professor for Education at the University of Humanistic Studies, the Netherlands. He is Visiting Professor at NLA University College, Bergen, Norway, and an associate member of the Education Council of the Netherlands (Onderwijsraad), the advisory body of the Dutch government and partliament. His work focuses on the theory and philosophy of education and the theory and philosophy of educational and social research, with a particular interest in policy and questions concerning democracy and democratisation.
Newest selected publications
Biesta, G. (2018) 'O déficit democrático de Dewey: a educação e a democracia revisadas.'. Revista Espaço Pedagógico, 25 (1). pp. 22 - 43. ISSN: 0104-7469 Open Access Link
Aldridge, D., Biesta, G., Filippakou, O. and Wainwright, E. (2018) 'Why the nature of educational research should remain contested: A statement from the new editors of the British Educational Research Journal'. British Educational Research Journal, 44 (1). pp. 1 - 4. ISSN: 1469-3518 Open Access Link
Biesta, G. (2017) 'Tussen reflexiviteit en vrijheid: ‘Bildung’ en ‘Erziehung’ als twee paradigmas voor persoonsvorming in het onderwijs.'. Waardenwerk: Journal of Humanistic Studies.. pp. 85 - 92. ISSN: 2214-3149 Open Access Link
Biesta, G. (2017) 'Is there a need for the re(dis)covery of teaching?'. New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work, 14 (2). pp. 73 - 79. ISSN: 1176-6662 Open Access Link
Biesta, G., Marques, M., Powell, J. and Zapp, M. (2017) 'How does research evaluation impact educational research? Exploring intended and unintended consequences of research assessment in the United Kingdom, 1986–2014.'. European Educational Research Journal, 16 (6). pp. 820 - 842. ISSN: 1474-9041