EXPERIENCE (Main projects)
PROJECTS, ACTIVITIES in:
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Chile, China, Ecuador, Egypt, Flanders, Indonesia, Malawi, Mozambique, Russian Federation, South Africa, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, South-Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Uganda, USA, Viet Nam, Zambia
2019, Chile. Draft report 'Induction and mentoring for novice principals in Chile'
as a follow up to the report on Induction and mentoring of novice principals in the USA and 4 EU countries: Flanders - Belgium, Netherlands, UK (England, Scotland) and Finland.
Commissioned by the Technical Assistance for the SA-EU Dialogue Facility (Pretoria, South Africa).
Part of the Framework for Induction of School Principals Project.
Participation in a Round Table organised by the Ministry of Basic Education South Africa.
(Please note that the reports mentioned are not yet finished products. The information in the reports will be included in a broader final report).
2015, Chile. Two-week studytrip: Educational Management and Equity.
Conversations were held (amongst others) with schools, Ministerio de Educación, CPEIP, ACE, CIAE, CPCE and CEPAL
2014 - 2015, Ecuador. Joining VVOB in supporting the 'Ministerio de Educación' in designing training for educational managers as part of the 'Programa de Fortalecimiento de la Educación y Formación Técnica Profesional' (EFTP - 2014-2016).
Image: Cooking class, Quito
2014 - CURRENT
Focus on Latin-America
2007 - 2012
Focus on Viet Nam
2008 - 2012, Project manager
Development and implementation of a new Masters in Educational Management at the University of Education, Viet Nam National University Hanoi and 4 other universities and organisations.
2007, Support to the the strategic planning of the National Institute of Educational Management (NIEM).
Image: School children, square in front of St. Joseph Cathedral Hanoi
2000 - 2009
Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa
2003 - 2009, Initiative and support to LEAD-link (Leadership in Education for African Development).
A network of organisations, leading in their country in the field of Educational Management Development. Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, South-Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
2000 - 2004, Tanzania. Support to the Agency for the Development of Educational Management.
Image: Meeting LEAD-link Arusha, Tanzania
1980 - 2004
with a focus on the USA
1997 - Current, Netherlands. Partner
free man management consultants
1986 - 2004, USA. Member Advisory Board,International Network of Principals' Centers (INPC) at Harvard Graduate School of Education
1982 - 1998, Netherlands. Senior consultant,Interstudie, Centre for Educational Management,University of Applied Science, Arnhem
1981 - 1982, Netherlands. Assistant Professor,
Department of Educational Organization, Twente University
Image: Harvard Graduate School of Education, INPC