Loes van Wessum
Loes van Wessum was a teacher in primary education and a teacher-researcher at the Department of Educational Studies at Utrecht University, where she obtained her PhD on research into collaboration between teachers in secondary education. She became a member of the management team at educational consultancy Eduniek, where she also advised school leaders on change management issues. Subsequently, she was an administrative advisor and educational researcher at BMC. She was also responsible for implementing a new research curriculum at six first-degree teacher training courses at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and was principal investigator at the Edith Hooge Lectorate. She is currently working on professionalization and research projects at Windesheim Flevoland, where she has been appointed as Associate Professor of Leadership in Education.