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Examinations Board

Graduate School of Child Development and Education

Below you find the contact information for the Examinations Board of the Research Master Child Development and Education.

  • Topics

    Students can contact the Examinations Board regarding the following issues:

    • Applying for exemptions;
    • Approval of (elective and extracurricular) courses;
    • Approval of free or special programmes;
    • Application for dispensation of entry requirements;
    • Extending the validity of exam results
    • Complaints / requests regarding exams;
    • Mediation between examinator and student in the event of a conflict.
  • Contact

    Requests and complaints can be submitted to the Examinations Board using the online form. It is, however, recommended to first contact the Study Advisers for advice. 

    If you're not yet a student at the UvA, please contact the Examinations Board via e-mail:

    Please make sure that the following information is, at least, mentioned in your letter:

    • Full name, contact details and student number;
    • A clear description of the situation regarding the complaint or request;
    • A brief text in which you motivate your request; 
    • A brief text mentioning the actions already taken regarding the matter

    You will receive a decision on your request within 6 weeks at the most, starting from the date that you submit the request and all the necessary documents. 

  • Meeting Schedule

    The Examinations Board will meet on the following dates during the academic year 2020-2021:

    • Tuesday 8 September 2020
    • Tuesday 20 October 2020
    • Tuesday 1 December 2020
    • Tuesday 12 January 2021
    • Tuesday 23 February 2021
    • Tuesday 6 April 2021
    • Tuesday 18 May 2021
    • Tuesday 22 June 2021
  • Composition of the Examinations Board


    Chair prof. dr. P.F. (Peter) de Jong
    Vice chair -
    Members Ms. dr. C. (Cristina) Colonnesi
      dr. P.J. (Peter) Hoffenaar
      dr. K.J. (Kees Jan) Kan
      Ms. dr. E.J. (Els) Kuiper
      Ms. dr. W. (Wieke) de Vente
    External member prof. (emeritus) dr. S. (Sjoerd) Karsten

    Official Secretary of the Examinations Board

    Official secretary Ms M.G. (Mirjam) Koelewijn, MA