Executive Board

The Executive Board manages the workflow of the employees, and stimulates the connection between education and research in the field of Education and Child Studies.


The Institute of Education and Child Studies is managed by the Executive Board, which consists of a scientific director (appointed from within the professors of the institute) and at most two other members (appointed from the faculty). They are appointed for three years.

Board members

  • Prof. J. Mesman (Scientific Director)
  • Dr. K.B. van der Heijden (Director of Studies)
  • Dr. J.J.G.B. de Frankrijker


Contact details of the Institute of Child and Education Studies and its departments at Leiden University.

Last Modified: 14-08-2014