Dr Marjan Govaerts (M.J.B.)
Marjan Govaerts (PhD) is an associate professor in the Department of Educational Development and Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) at Maastricht University. She is the chair of the taskforce on student assessment, which is the group responsible for various aspects of quality control and improvement of assessment at FHML. Her interests are in competency-based education and assessment, and expertise development in professional education. She is involved in design and implementation of e-portfolios and work-based assessment programmes in (undergraduate and postgraduate) health professions education (medical training in particular). Her research focuses on various aspects of competency-based education and assessment, and more specifically on assessor cognition, work-based assessment and programmatic assessment in education for the (health) professions. She received several awards for her work as a researcher (AERA, Netherlands Association for Medical Education) and medical educator.