Roel Ariës is senior inspector primary education at the Dutch Inspectorate of Education. Furthermore, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the ‘Academische Werkplaats Onderwijs’. He taught in secondary education since 2003. During his teaching, he obtained an M.Ed. in history education at Fontys Applied University in Tilburg in 2007 and an M.Sc. in Evidence Based Innovation in Teaching at Maastricht University’s Top Institute for evidence-based Education Research (TIER) in 2011. Since 2011, Roel worked as a university teacher and coordinator of the Minor in Education program (Maastricht University). He also obtained a teaching position in the Master of Evidence Based Innovation in Teaching program at TIER. He was the Coordinator of Quality Control at Zuyd Applied University’s Faculty of International Business and Communication education programs. During his PhD-research (2018), Roel worked on practice-based working memory training in secondary education.