United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the #sdgs #globalgoals #UNglobalgoals or #developmentgoals are a framework set by the United Nations, set in 2015 with a target of guiding global development towards 2030. How much do you know about these and how are you involved?

2019 LinkedInLocalTheHague

On 10 October 2019, my students of the International Business programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands, ran a #LinkedInLocal event. This formed part of their Minor "Trends in Marketing". Around 60 students from around the world formed 14 teams, each of which needed to learn more about producing digital content. Each … Continue reading 2019 LinkedInLocalTheHague

2019 MBA Digital Marketing guest lecture – in Dutch

On 3 October 2019, I taught my first ever digital marketing class in Nederlands! (Dutch) I've been a lecturer at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands for 5 years now, teaching in my native language of English in the International Business Bachelors, and several of the English-language Master's programmes. Until now though, … Continue reading 2019 MBA Digital Marketing guest lecture – in Dutch

2019 TU Delft Networking in the Netherlands (September)

Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure to again guest lecture at TU Delft (Technical University of Delft), the Netherlands on the topic "Building your Network in the Netherlands" The learning goals were: Introduction and insights to networking in the NetherlandsPractical networking strategies to further your careerTools to increase visibility online and offlineTips for building and … Continue reading 2019 TU Delft Networking in the Netherlands (September)

2019 Logeion CDay

On 20 June 2019, I attended the Logeion CDay near Utrecht, the Netherlands. The Hague University of Applied Sciences, where I work part time, was one of the sponsors of this event for around 800 communication professionals from around the Netherlands. My "fasterclass" session was on intercultural communication - Communicating with non-native Dutch speakers in the Netherlands and beyond.

2019 TU Delft Networking in the Netherlands Workshop (May)

On Saturday 11 May 2019, I had the absolute delight of spending the morning with nine lovely TU (Technical University) Delft international staff members and partners to deliver a workshop on "Networking in the Netherlands". TU Delft is well-known worldwide for their top class educational programmes in fields such as aerospace engineering (where my husband … Continue reading 2019 TU Delft Networking in the Netherlands Workshop (May)

2019 #LinkedInLocalTheHague

We held our first #LinkedInLocalTheHague at The Hague University of Applied Sciences on Thursday 16 May from 10.30am-12pm. International Business THUAS - Trends in Marketing This event was part of a "Trends in Marketing" minor in the International Business programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. My colleagues teach neuromarketing and big data for … Continue reading 2019 #LinkedInLocalTheHague

2019 OMHE Online Media in Higher Education

On Tuesday 21 May 2019, I attended my second OMHE (Online Media in Higher Education) event, hosted by Erasmus University Rotterdam. OMHE is a collaboration between the universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam but all are welcome. I went on behalf of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. For the opening keynote, Jonathan Tinnacher from … Continue reading 2019 OMHE Online Media in Higher Education

2019 MICM Social Media Class

For the last six weeks, from February-April 2019, I've had the absolute privilege and pleasure to teach Social Media Management to the part-time students in the MICM (Masters in Communication Management) class. I graduated from this program myself almost two years ago, which you can read about in My MICM Masters posts. I've been teaching … Continue reading 2019 MICM Social Media Class

2019 Google Amsterdam DWQT

Photo credit: Florence , Google On 9 April 2019 I had the opportunity to visit Google Amsterdam for the DWQT training. DWQT stands for Digitale Werkplaats Qualified Teacher. For the last year (2017-2018), I was a trainer myself on the Google Offline Training, read more about that here: https://zestee.com/category/google-digital-marketing-workshops/ On that project, I represented Google … Continue reading 2019 Google Amsterdam DWQT

2019 Learning Analytics in Higher Education

On Monday 8 April 2019, I attended an event at the teaching lab at TU Delft about learning analytics in higher education. A number of workshops, presentations and panels explored this topic. Opening and keynote Marcus Specht opened the event, followed by a keynote by Hendrik Drachsler. Learning Analytics Workshops It was a tough choice … Continue reading 2019 Learning Analytics in Higher Education

Welcome to the Zestee Blog

Welcome to the Zestee blog - this is a treasure trove of nearly a decade of my favourite topics, articles, resources, book reviews, summaries of events I've been to and more.  You can navigate by scrolling, or via the category and archive dropdowns in the sidebar (or below if you are on a mobile device). … Continue reading Welcome to the Zestee Blog

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 … Continue reading 2018 Feedback Fruits Education Inspiration Day Amsterdam

2018 MFMC Part time Professional Skills Classes

This year, Manuela Damant and I together delivered two full day classes to the part time  MFMC (Masters in Financial Management and Control) students at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, covering the following topics: Personal Branding Presentation Skills Negotiation Skills Networking Skills As these part time students are also working alongside their study, the … Continue reading 2018 MFMC Part time Professional Skills Classes

2018 MFMC Full time Professional Skills Classes

On Wednesday 14 February and Wednesday 14 March, Manuela Damant and delivered two full day classes to the full time MFMC (Masters in Financial Management and Control) students at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, covering the following topics: Personal Branding Presentation Skills Negotiation Skills Networking Skills These classes were held on the main campus. We really … Continue reading 2018 MFMC Full time Professional Skills Classes

2016 COIL Conference

On 1 & 2 December 2016, I attended the European Conference on Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) for Higher Education at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. Keynote Address: Robert O'Dowd Robert O'Dowd from the University of Leon spoke about COIL initiatives across university education: Learning to learn from each other. You … Continue reading 2016 COIL Conference