Drs. Tamar Tas (05-11-1964) (UvA ’91) is a lecturer at the University of Applied sciences in Utrecht. Within this Literacy research group, she does a PhD research project ‘Learning how to teach with teaching templates’ under supervision of lector dr. A.A.M. (Thoni) Houtveen and Prof. Dr. W.J.C.M. (Wim) van de Grift (RUG). On the basis of different theoretical studies a training curriculum is being constructed for student teachers at the university of applied science in Utrecht. The assumption is that students working with these scaffolds will provide better lessons, will need less training time and will achieve higher teaching levels.