Vermeer, Dr. H.J. (Harriet)

Position:
  • Associate professor


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 3491
E-Mail: vermeer@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Algemene en Gezinspedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4B27


  • Chair of the department of Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (2013-present)
  • Associate professor, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (2010-present)
  • Director of Studies, Institute  of Education and Child Studies, (2010-2013)
  • Assistant professor, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University (2005-2010)
  • Post-doc researcher, Centre for Child and Family Studies and Data Theory, Leiden University. Project: NCKO – study into the quality of child care (2003-present)
  • Post-doc researcher, Centre for the Study of Education and Instruction, Leiden University. Project: Variants of mathematics instruction in relation to student outcomes (1998-2003)
  • Researcher, Centre for the Study of Education and Instruction, Leiden University. Project: Gender differences in mathematics education (1996-1998)
  • PhD. Social and Behavioural Sciences, Centre for the Study of Education and Instruction, Leiden University. Project: Motivational issues and gender differences in mathematics learning. Supervisors: Prof.dr. M. Boekaerts and dr. G. Seegers (1997)
  • Teacher in mathematics, Secondary Education (1990-1991)
  • Research assistant, Department of Special Education, University of Amsterdam. Project: Bilingual education for Moroccan children (1986-1990)
  • BSc. Mathematics, University of Amsterdam (1990)
  • MA. Education, Department of Special Education, University of Amsterdam (1985)
  • BA. Education, Leiden University (1981)

Research areas and activities

  • Child care in Chile
  • Development of children adopted from China
  • Day-care quality in relation to children's well-being
  • Measurement of quality of day care
  • Intervention studies 

Teaching activities

  • Vaders
  • Gezinspedagogiek
  • Kinderopvang buitenshuis

Selected publications

  • Groeneveld, M.G., Vermeer, H.J., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Linting, M. (2011). Enhancing home-based childcare through video-feedback intervention: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 86-96.
  • Vermeer, H.J., Groeneveld, M.G., Larrea, I., Van IJzendoorn, M.H., Barandiaran, A., & Linting, M. (2010). Childcare quality and children's cortisol in Basque Country and the Netherlands. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 31, 339-347.
  • Vermeer, H.J. & Van IJzendoorn, M.H. (2006). Children's elevated cortisol levels at daycare: A review and meta-analysis. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 21, 390-401.


    Vermeer publications and presentations.pdf
  

Last Modified: 22-12-2015