Harm Biemans is associate professor at the Education and Learning Sciences group of Wageningen University & Research. After receiving a MSc in Educational Psychology at Tilburg University, he obtained his PhD degree in Educational Sciences at Radboud University Nijmegen. With this background, he is interested in the characteristics of learning processes and in methods to promote these learning processes in order to empower learners in a sustainable way to be able to deal with the challenges of modern society.
Harm has carried out and supervised many research projects in the domains of learning and instruction, educational technology, teacher training, and educational innovation. His research now concentrates on competence development of (future) professionals and design and effects of corresponding learning environments and pathways in higher and vocational education. As a teacher, he is involved in the teacher training programme (Minor Education) of Wageningen University and responsible for the course Learning and Instruction Theory.