Research into reading, the promotion of reading and literature education


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If so, kindly contact Niels Bakker, research assistant at Stichting Lezen and editor/compiler of the Reading Monitor: / +31-(0)20-6230566.


The Reading Monitor is a website of Stichting Lezen.

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Design: Zeezeilen, Alfred Marseille & Geert Henderickx

Logo: Line 1, Ramona Dales

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Leesmonitor/Reading Monitor, published by Stichting Lezen, is published in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported licence. All the texts and graphics on this website are governed by this licence, unless stated otherwise.

Source: Reading Monitor (Year) Title page, hyperlink. For example: Reading Monitor (2019). Reading aloud.


Stichting Lezen has taken the utmost care to ensure that research data published on this website are up to date and reliable. However, it is possible that some information may be incorrect, incomplete or outdated. Stichting Lezen may not be held liable for this. Stichting Lezen may also not be held liable for any technical malfunctioning of this website.

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Amsterdam, 2019

Leesmonitor (2020). Contact.
Reading Monitor (2020). Contact.