Symposium ORWELL 2017

Predicting and improving English foreign language skills in elementary school children

Thursday 26 October 2017 | Amsterdam


Roeterseilandcampus building M (REC-M) 1.01, 10:00 – 17:00
Plantage Muidergracht 12, 1018 TV Amsterdam


This symposium is organized in the context of our ORWELL-project, a project that focuses on cognitive and motivational predictors of written and oral proficiency in English using a longitudinal approach. (Inter)national experts will present the latest scientific insights into foreign and second language acquisition and teaching.
Click here for more information.

The symposium is free. Click here to register.

Symposium Rudolf Berlin Center 2017

A more fitting perspective on reading fluency and dyslexia


This symposium offers an overview of recent scientific findings concerning normal and disrupted reading development, which is linked to practice. Renowned (inter)national speakers will present the latest scientific insights and developments in treatment concerning reading and spelling, underlying cognitive and brain processes, and dyslexia. The symposium is organized by the University of Amsterdam (Developmental Psychology), the Rudolf Berlin Center, and the IWAL, in honor of the dissertations of Sebastián Aravena and Maaike Zeguers.

For more information about the speakers of this symposium, click here (in Dutch).

Symposium Rudolf Berlin Center 2016

Successful and failing reading development: progress in (neuro)science and practice


The symposium provides an overview of recent insights in normal and abnormal reading development and on the translation of these insights into practice. Renowned (inter)national speakers present the latest scientific knowledge, and practical insights related to reading difficulties and dyslexia.

Click here for more information.

Symposium in honor of the grand opening Rudolf Berlin Center 2013

Reading problems from a new perspective: from neurocognition to treatment


The theme of this symposium is the link between insights from neurocognitive research and the treatment of reading problems. Renowned (inter)national speakers will present the latest scientific insights and developments in treatment concerning reading problems and dyslexia. Through this symposium, we celebrate the opening of the Rudolf Berlin Center (RBC): a university center in the field of learning disabilities.

Click here for more information (in Dutch). An interview with Jurgen Tijms and Patrick Snellings about the opening of the center can be found here (in Dutch).

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