We use knowledge from EFS itself, but also from psychology, neuroscience and social sciences. We use a variety of research methods, such as experiments, longitudinal questionnaire research, observations, interviews and normative-ethical reflection. The research groups are part of the Learning sciences and Child rearing research programs of LEARN! research institute, and of the Amsterdam Public Health institute.
Research Educational and Family Studies
Our research aims to advance our understanding of parenting and parent-child relationships within the family, of education, special education, child and family welfare, and long-term care for children and adults with a disability.