Bas Aarts is a junior researcher at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market. He obtained a B.Ed. (primary school teacher) from Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in 2005 and a B.Ed. in Dutch language in 2013. For several years, he worked as a teacher; over the last few years as a Dutch language teacher. During his teaching, he obtained a M.Ed. in Dutch language at HU University of Applied Sciences in 2015 and a M.Sc. in Evidence Based Innovations in Teaching at Maastricht University in 2018. Bas Aarts is currently engaged in several projects regarding education.