Per Bles is a junior researcher at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). He studied Sociology at the Radboud University, where he learned to conducted social scientific research on a broad range of topics. He joined the Radboud Honours Academy during his bachelor’s as well as in his master’s. After completing his master’s in Social and Cultural Science, he started working at the HAN University of Applied Sciences as a lecturer on scientific research skills. At ROA he will work on research about school leavers, excellence programmes in higher education and educational careers.