2018 Feedback Fruits Education Inspiration Day Amsterdam

Yesterday (20 June 2018), I had the pleasure of spending time with the FeedbackFruits team and other educators in Amsterdam at the "FeedbackFruits Education Inspiration Day" where I spoke about my own research about "How can elearning enhance study success..." The event was held in the very trendy "FreedomLab" in Amsterdam (yes, that is a …

2018 Ideas from Europe Final, The Hague

Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of attending the #ideasfromeurope final in The Hague.  Two years ago, I attended this event, which was then TEDxBinnenhof.  Again it was held in the spectacular #ridderzaal (Knight's Hall) in #thehague. Twelve innovative ideas were showcased, each addressing global challenges: Modern antenatal care, Julien Penders, Bloomlife, Belgium Supporting the development …

2017 The Hague Awards

Yesterday, I attended The Hague Awards, which even further enhanced the pride I have of settling in this great city. This "city of three names", (also known as Den Haag and 's Gravenshage in Dutch) continues to grow as a world-class international city, and is a fantastic place to visit, live and work.  The awards recognised …

New Toastmasters communication and leadership group – HUT (The) Hague University Toastmasters

In the past, I've been a member of Toastmasters and found it to be a fantastic way to improve my speaking and leadership skills and confidence.  I started as a member of the Young Achievers Toastmasters group in Brisbane, way back in the late 90's, and still have some friends today from that club.  One, …

2016 TEDxDelft

TEDxDelft took place on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the TU Delft Aula Congress Centre.  How better to celebrate Leonardo da Vinci’s Birthday than at TEDxDelft. We got to bling our badges at the beginning and play a Da Vinci party networking game. Da Vinci was known for his universal genius and we celebrated that, …