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Personal information

Professional interests

  • Human flourishing
  • Parental responsibility
  • Children's rights and interests
  • Ethics and education

Positions journals and learned societies

  • Assistant editor of the Journal of Philosophy of Education
  • Associate editor of Theory and Research in Education
  • Member of the Editorial board of the Journal of Moral Education      
  • Member of the executive committee of the Philosophy of Education Society Great Britain
  • Member of the board of the Association for Moral Education & chair of the Good Works Award committee of the Association for Moral Education

Research

Highlighted publications

 

van Bergen, D. D., de Ruyter, D. J., & Pels, T. V. M. (2016). “Us Against Them” or “All Humans Are Equal”. Journal of Adolescent Research, 0743558416672007. doi:10.1177/0743558416672007

Wolbert, L., de Ruyter, D.J. & Schinkel, A. (2015). Formal criteria for the concept of human flourishing: the first step in defending flourishing as an ideal aim of education. Ethics and Education 10(1): 118-129. 

de Ruyter, D.J. (2015). Wellbeing and education. J. Suissa, C. Winstanley & R. Marples (Eds.) Education, Philosophy and Well-being: New perspectives on the work of John White (Routledge Research in Education) (84-98). London: Routledge.

de Ruyter D.J. & Schinkel, A. (2013). On the Relations Between Parents' Ideals and Children's Autonomy. Educational Theory 63 (4):369-388.

van der Kooij, J.C., de Ruyter, D. J. & Miedema, S.(2013). "Worldview": The Meaning of the Concept and the Impact on Religious Education. Religious Education, 108 (2), 210-228.

Pels, T.V.M. &Ruyter, D.J. de (2012). The Influence of Education and Socialization on Radicalization: An Exploration of Theoretical Presumptions and Empirical Research. Child & Youth Care Forum, 41(3), 311-325.

 

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Research Output 1995 2019

Cross-Cultural Mental State Reading Ability in Antillean Dutch, Moroccan Dutch, and Dutch Young Adults

van der Meulen, A., de Ruyter, D., Blokland, A. & Krabbendam, L., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 50, 3, p. 419-440

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Social cognition of children and young adults in context: Exploring an educational neuropsychology perspective

van der Meulen, A. N., 2019, 168 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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What’s the problem? Investigation of Dutch policy statements in search of causes of stagnating citizenship education

Meester-van Laar, A., Bertram-Troost, G. D., Hoogland, J. & de Ruyter, D. J., 1 Jan 2019, In : Education, Citizenship and Social Justice.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

citizenship
cause
stagnation
education
document analysis

Flourishing, Fragility, and Family Life: Critical reflections on human flourishing as an aim of education

Wolbert, L. S., 2018, 130 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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What attitude should parents have towards their children’s future flourishing?

Wolbert, L. S., de Ruyter, D. J. & Schinkel, A., Mar 2018, In : Theory and Research in Education. 16, 1, p. 82-97 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities 1997 2017

Ethics at the university

Doret de Ruyter (Speaker)
16 Feb 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Journal of Moral Education (Journal)

Doret de Ruyter (Reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Theory and Research in Education (Journal)

Doret de Ruyter (Reviewer)
2017

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Diagnostic Assessment of Attachment Related Disorders in Children with Intellectual Disability

Doret de Ruyter (Examiner)
23 Nov 2017

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination

Testing the effect of parenting support for people with intellectual disabilities and borderline intellectual functioning

Doret de Ruyter (Examiner)
8 Feb 2017

Activity: PhD thesis ExaminationPhD thesis examination