Research Topics:Child cognitive, social and emotional development; inclusive education; special education; teacher decision making; family adjustment to chronic illness and physical disability; social cognition; research design and analyses; psycho-diagnostic assessment; test construction, validity and reliability.
Ineke Pit-ten Cate is a research scientist at the Centre for Educational Testing (LUCET) at the University of Luxembourg. She holds MSc degrees in both Experimental Psychology (University of Utrecht) and Pedagogy (University of Nijmegen) and has worked both clinically and academically in different countries. In 2004 she received a Doctoral degree in Psychology (University of Southampton).
Over the years, Dr Pit-ten Cate has collaborated or lead several research projects concerning different topics covering a range of domains in psychology (i.e., educational psychology, developmental psychology and social psychology). She is currently involved in a project concerning the diagnostics of learning disorders in a multilingual context. Her teaching at the University of Luxembourg includes courses within Bachelor of Psychology and the Bachelor of Education as well as the Doctoral School, where she is Director of the Education program.
Dr Pit-ten Cate is registered as a Chartered Health Psychologist (British Psychological Society) and is an active member of the research community. She currently is the President of the Luxembourg Educational Research Association (LuxERA) and regularly acts as ad hoc reviewer for several academic journals and international conferences. Since 2022 she is Associate Editor of Social Psychology of Education.