Current: Assistant professor at Utrecht University
2012 – 2014: Post-doctoral researcher and teacher Utrecht University
At the University of Utrecht, Janneke continues her work on scaffolding and particularly looks to combine cognitive and affective aspects of teacher-student interaction in secondary classrooms. She teaches BA and MA level courses.
2011 – 2013: Post-doctoral researcher University of Cambridge, UK
At the University of Cambridge, Janneke is part of the CamTalk project (http://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/research/projects/camtalk/) which looks at dialogic teaching in secondary education.
2010 – Visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge, UK
During one term, Janneke was a visiting scholar at the University of Cambrdige, Faculty of Education where she was supervised by professor Neil Mercer.
2009 – Chair of the JURE pre-conference, Amsterdam
The biennial EARLI conference for educational research is preceded by a junior conference for which Janneke chaired both the national and international committee.
2007 – 2012: PhD student: Scaffolding in teacher-student interaction
In September 2012, Janneke obtained her doctorate cum laude. The project focused on: (1) conceptualising scaffolding, (2) measuring scaffolding, (3) promoting teacher scaffolding, and (4) effects of scaffolding on students’ engagement and achievement. During her PhD, Janneke successfully graduated at the ICO (educational) research school.
2007 – 2011: School psychologist at Marcanti Amsterdam
Marcanti is a secondary school for (pre)vocational education in Amsterdam. The main job was to investigate what children needed extra support and to give advice on the support needed.
2005 – 2007: Teacher at the University of Amsterdam
During and after her studies, Janneke worked as a teacher at the University of Amsterdam (Faculty of Psychology and Faculty of Information Sciences) where she taught academic writing, developmental diagnostics, and research methods and statistics.
2004 – Freie Universität Berlin – Germany
During my Psychology Bachelor, Janneke spent 6 months at the Freie Universität in Berlin where she studied pedagogies and learning problems.
2000 – 2006: BA & MA Psychology – University of Amsterdam
From 2000 to 2006, Janneke studied Developmental Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Her masterthesis was on dyslectic students’ self-concept. She received her MA with honour.