JACQUELINE van SWET is a professor at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands at the department OSO which offers masters degree programmes Special Education Needs (M SEN).
The topic of her research group is: ‘Teachers in Collaboration. Working across disciplines on pupils’ development opportunities.’ Her research aims to develop knowledge and skills on a specific aspect of the teaching role and teachers’ day-to-day practice. It focuses on teachers who, from their unique relationship with their pupils and their unique position in their lives, occupy an important place in the network around their pupils and use this for the benefit of the young people’s development. She is supervisor of doctorates both in The Netherlands and in the UK. She has a wide clinical experience as a special education expert, clinical psychologist and mediator in various establishments among other roles. For further information about Fontys OSO.