I was educated as a (head)teacher in basic education, a mathematics teacher and
I studied ‘Educational management and education in international perspective’ at the State University Groningen in the Netherlands.


My main current interests are:

• Leadership development

• Relations of (local) governments with (global) educational industry

• Inequity in all its forms. Differences between policies and practice

• The contrast between the growing focus on evidence for practice and the disappointing results of research and theory development

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