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
Rise & Lead Women started as a summit in 2018 in The Hague, the Netherlands and has grown into a movement, under the inspirational leadership of Ebere Akadiri. Recognising the need for entrepreneurs to continue to connect with each other between conferences, Rise & Lead also offer a quarterly "Connect2Grow" session. The first was held … Continue reading 2019 Rise and Lead Connect2Grow
On Thursday 24 January 2019, I attended the Webwinkel Vakdagen (Ecommerce Expo). Held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, this two day event showcased everything about ecommerce. https://www.webwinkelvakdagen.nl/en Attendance is free, and I went along both out of personal interest but also to research the latest trends for the modules I teach at The Hague University of … Continue reading 2019 Webwinkel Vakdagen (Ecommerce Expo) the Netherlands
On 24 January 2019, I attended the NOT Fair in Utrecht. This name makes English speakers smile, and I was alerted to this by English Coach Buffi Duberman in a video she shared on Facebook. In Dutch NOT stands for the Nationale Onderwijs Tentoonstelling (National Education Expo ) with a tagline "De sleutel voor beter … Continue reading 2019 NOT Fair (National Education Expo the Netherlands)
I first heard of John Hattie last year, when his book "Making Learning Visible" was one of our texts for the teacher training course I followed at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. As an Australian living in the Netherlands, it was a nice extra bonus to hear he's from "my part of the world" … Continue reading John Hattie: Making Learning Visible
Natali Drake is a communications consultant, author and public speaker. At The Hague University of Applied Sciences she is a guest lecturer in the Masters programme on Corporate Storytelling and Self Branding. Her fiction novels are written under the pen name of N J Simmonds.
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