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prof. dr. W.J.C.M. van de Grift

Full Professor(Emeritus)
prof. dr. W.J.C.M. van de Grift

Dr Wim J.C.M. van de Grift is currently full professor in Educational Sciences at the University of Groningen and scientific advisor of the Inspectorate of Education in the Netherlands.

Van de Grift’s research focusses on the following questions:

  1. How do teaching skills develop during the teaching career?
  2. Which factors influence the development of teaching skills?
  3. What is the influence of the teachings skills of teachers on students’ academic engagement and students’ achievements?

Van de Grift (1951) studied psychology at Utrecht University and obtained in 1987 his doctoral degree at Leiden University with a dissertation on ‘The role of the school leader in educational innovations’.


1978-1988 University of Amsterdam

1988-1989 Utrecht University.

1989-now Inspectorate of Education (Ministry of Education, Culture and Science).

2008-now University of Groningen.

Last modified:02 November 2016 1.13 p.m.

Contact information

Grote Kruisstraat 2/1
9712 TS Groningen
The Netherlands