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Marga Sikkema-de Jong

Associate Professor

Dr. T.M. Sikkema-de Jong
+31 71 527 3881

Short CV

  • Associate professor (2018-)
  • Assistant professor at the Learning and Behaviour Problems in Education: Challenges and Solutions programme group (2006-2018)
  • 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).

See Dutch profile Marga Sikkema-de Jong

Associate Professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen
  • Leer/Gedragsproblemen in het onderwijs

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4A29a



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