Hanke Korpershoek (1982) is professor (adjunct) of Educational Sciences, in particular educational innovation and school improvement, at the GION Education/Research institute of the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. She graduated from the Teachers’ Training College for Primary Education (1999-2002) and studied Educational Sciences at the University of Groningen (2002-2005). From 2006 to 2010 she worked on her PhD project “Search for Science Talent in the Netherlands”, focusing on the study profile choices and study program choices of secondary school students. She conducted various projects on student motivation and engagement, the transition from primary to secondary education, and continued her work on choice processes and motivational characteristics that can explain differences in students’ educational trajectories, as well as the involvement of the school in these processes.

Expertise and research interests: school innovation and school improvement, evidence-based education, school systems, choice behaviour, motivational and social emotional factors (including achievement goals, curiosity, epistemic beliefs, mindset, perseverance, school belonging, self-efficacy), gender differences, cross-cultural comparisons (incl. East Asia), development and validation of questionnaires.

Company webpage. http://www.rug.nl/gion/index
Personal profile on company webpage. http://www.rug.nl/staff/h.korpershoek/index
LinkedIn webpage. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/hanke-korpershoek/b/391/697
Academia webpage. http://rug.academia.edu/HankeKorpershoek
Research gate webpage. http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hanke_Korpershoek

European Association for Learning and Instruction (EARLI)

Special Interest Group ‘Motivation and Emotion’ of EARLI

Kennis Over Motivatie (KOM!) Nederlands/Vlaams netwerk van motivatieonderzoekers

Vereniging voor Onderwijs Research (VOR) – Divisie Onderwijs & Samenleving

Landelijk Netwerk Vrouwelijke Hoogleraren (LNVH)