Herman Van de Mosselaer is project manager education research at Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp, Belgium. He is a former teacher trainer, department head education as well as department head quality care. He has experience as chairman, secretary and member of visitation committees for bachelor and master programmes. From 2009 till 2013 he was a member of the Flemish steering group on learning outcomes for higher education for VLUHR (the Flemish board of universities and university colleges). He coordinated – also international – projects concerning topics as access to higher education, retention and student success, curriculum development, learning continuity pathways and work based learning. He is member of the Organising Committee of the European First Year Experience (EFYE) Network and of the International Advisory Board of the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, based at the University of South-Caroline, USA.
Herman earned his degree in Psychological and Educational Sciences at Ghent University. He is influenced by the Positive Psychology (Appreciative Inquiry and Solution Focus). He has expertise in several areas including curriculum development, problem based learning, assessment for learning, learning competences, generic skills and study career guidance. He coordinated the development of several selfassessment and feedback tools for secondary and for higher education.
Currently Herman promotes and coordinates projects on education research and development. In the BEEHiVES project he takes up a role as researcher.