Nico Dieteren (1960) is a senior consultant for international projects at Cito, the Netherlands. He is experienced as a professional test developer in economics, geography and social sciences. At Cito he was one of the leading test experts in first experiments with the use of computers in high-stakes final exams for secondary education. He is experienced as department manager for final examinations secondary education in social sciences and arts.
Nico is also an experienced trainer of teachers and professionals, on all topics related to test development and item construction. He is specialized in assessment of higher order thinking skills and assessment of functional literacy (mathematics and sciences) in contexts.
Mr Dieteren holds an MA in Economics and in Geography, with specialization in Economic Geography and holds first degree teacher licences in both subjects. Since 2014 he is accredited as Practitioner by the Association for educational Assessment Europe (AEA-E).