L.A.H. de Jong PhD (Loes)

About Me

Since September 2020, Loes works as a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Educational Science. Her research focuses on installation technicians' participation in learning communities and underlying learning processes. The learning communities are organized around paid market assignments related to energy transition. Together with dr. Mireille Hubers Loes studies how and to what extent the processes of learning are sustained in employees' everyday practice.

Project title: Hit the gas! Learning communities to accelerate learning and innovation in the installation sector
Project leader: 
dr. Maaike Endedijk
Consortium partners: Saxion University of Applied Sciences; Windesheim University of Applied Sciences; ROC van Twente; Installation companies

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday


Engineering & Materials Science
Human Resource Management
Sustainable Development
Medicine & Life Sciences
Social Sciences
Human Resource Management


de Jong, L. A. H., Wilderjans, T., Meirink, J., Schenke, W., Sligte, H., & Admiraal, W. (2021). Teachers’ perceptions of their schools changing toward professional learning communities. Journal of professional capital and community, 6(4), 336-353. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPCC-07-2020-0051

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University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands