Sikkema-De Jong, M.T. (Maria) PhD

  • Assistant professor
  • Emergent literacy

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 3881
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Orthopedagogiek
Office Address: Pieter de la Court gebouw
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4A10

  • Assistant professor in the Centre for Learning Problems and Impairments (2006-)
  • Postdoc in the Centre for Child and Family studies (2001-2003) and the department of Special Education of Leiden University (2001-2005)
  • Policy maker at a Teachers’ Training College for Primary education (1997)
  • PhD, Leiden University (2003)
  • Substitute teacher in primary and special education (1996)
  • MA Education (cum laude), Leiden University (1993-1996)
  • Teachers’ Training College for Primary education (1989-1993)
  • Secondary education: Atheneum-ß (1983-1989)

Research area

Emergent Literacy

Academic awards

  • Computers in Reading Research Award (2004).
  • ISED international article award to M.T. de Jong. Awarded article: De Jong, M.T., & Bus, A.G. (2002). Quality of book-reading matters for emergent readers: An experiment with the same book in a regular or electronic format. Journal of Educational Psychology, 94, 145-155. 
  • Traveling scholarship from the ‘Leids Universitair Fonds’ (1999).

Last Modified: 31-03-2016