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prof. dr. B.A.J. (Johannes) Westberg, PhD

Professor of Theory and History of Education, Chair basiseenheid Pedagogiek
prof. dr. B.A.J. (Johannes) Westberg, PhD
+31 50 36 36500 (secretary)


The content and the the social, economic and cultural context of education. Westberg has paid special attention to the history of schooling and pre-primary education (kindergartens, infant schools, crèches), and covered issues relating to the social and economic history of education; school finance; material culture, school architecture; teachers, teachers' salary and livelihoods, and the teacher profession; discipline and governmentalities; educational borrowing and educational transfer.

Other positions

Organizer of the Nordic Network on Educational History
Director of the Nordic Graduate School in Applied History of Education (2020-25)
Nordic Journal of Educational History (editorial team member)
History of Education (Corresponding member, editorial board)
Paedagogica Historica (international advisory board)
Last modified:06 July 2020 1.56 p.m.

Contact information

room 225 (second floor, to the left)

+31 50 36 36500 (secretary)