Edith Hooge Edith Hooge

Full Professor
Expert areas: Family Business (Social Entrepreneurship), Health & Education (Education Management, Strategy), Management & Organisation (Leadership, Public Administration), Strategy & Innovation (Strategic Management, Strategy and Leadership)


Prof.dr. E. (Edith) H. Hooge is full professor at Tias School for Business and Society. With her chair “Boards and Governance in Education” she participates in the TIAS GovernanceLAB and in several educational programs.

Edith has more than twenty years of experience with academic research and teaching. She publishes scientific and professional articles and papers, and is member of the editorial board of the European Journal of Education (EJE) and of the Dutch journal NTOR.
During her career Edith always has connected science, policy and practice. She guided board self-evaluations, advised boards, and regularly presides, or is a member, of monitoring or research committees in the area of good governance and governance codes.

After a year of voluntary work in Paris, she studied educational science at the University of Amsterdam. During her study, she carried out research at Braga University, Portugal and at the University of Siena, Italy. After a postdoctoral program Public Administration, she received her PhD at the University of Amsterdam.


  • Waslander, S., Hooge, E. H., & Theisens, H. (2018). Steering  in complex education systems. Why similar aims can have dramatically different results. Journal of Education Policy, DOI: 10.1080/02680939.2018.1502895.
  • Hooge, E.H., Janssen, S., Van Look, K., Moolenaar, N. & Sleegers, P.J.C. (2016). Steering educational quality through people and policy alignment: a network view on organisational social capital. Paper presented at the 2016 ARNOVA Conference, November 17-19, Washington
  • Hooge, E.H. & Plasmans, N. (2017). Copingstrategieën bij onderwijsbestuur: over hoe onderwijsbestuurders complexe vraagstukken of dilemma’s waarderen en hanteren. Beleid & Maatschappij, 44(3), 179-204
  • Hooge, E. (2015). Connecting with the World of Work: horizontal accountability processes in institutions providing Vocational Education and Training (VET). European Journal of Education, 50(4), 478-496
  • Hooge, E.H., & Honingh, M.E. (2014). Are school boards aware of the educational quality of their schools? Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 42(3), 1-16
  • Hooge, E.H., Burns, T., & Wilkoszewski, H. (2012). Looking beyond the numbers. Stakeholders and multiple school accountability. OECD Working Papers, No. 85, OECD Publishing