Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

Judith Litjens

Judith Litjens was a Research Fellow in the Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity at the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. She previously worked as a Research Associate on the Enhancing Teaching and Learning (ETL) Project at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Assessment (Moray House School of Education). She also worked as a tutor in Sociology at the School of Social and Political Studies, University of Edinburgh.

Judith Litjens

  • Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity
  • Moray House School of Education
  • University of Edinburgh


Her main research interests have been in the areas of: European influences in higher education; policy making in higher education; lifelong learning policies.

She worked on a study looking at equal opportunities and practices in FE Colleges in Scotland; the Sixth Framework project which looks at lifelong learning policies in Europe; and the Managing progress project.

She has published in the area of education policy.


Managing progress


Refereed journal articles

  • Litjens, J. (2005) "The Europeanisation of Higher Education in the Netherlands" in European Educational Research Journal, Vol 4 No 3.

Commissioned reports

  • Riddell, S., Litjens, J., Ahlgren, L. and Weedon, E. (2005) Equality and Diversity in the Further Education Workforce: Final Report to the Scottish Further Education Unit Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh.