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Management Team

Anje Dijk
Anje Dijk

Anje Dijk

  • Director

'I’ve noticed that you can achieve a great deal by being open to differences, by giving yourself and others the space to truly connect with each other, and by looking for similarities.'

Annet Huisman
Annet Huisman

Annet Huisman

  • Head of the English Section

Berna de Boer
Berna de Boer

Berna de Boer

  • Head of the Dutch Section
  • Lecturer of Dutch

"Language and cultural knowledge are closely intertwined. Numerous encounters with foreigners have taught me to look at the Netherlands through their eyes, which has often led me to make changes in my approach.”

Michaela Carrière
Michaela Carrière

Michaela Carrière

  • Project Leader & Trainer Intercultural Competence
  • Global Nomad (India, Indonesia, and the USA, Burma and Bangladesh, the rest of the time in the Netherlands)
'I’m intrigued by the unrecognised power of the liminal, the space in between things, the period of transition, the socially ambiguous status of those who belong everywhere and nowhere, the realm of pure possibility where novel configurations of ideas and relations may arise. That is the power of the intercultural.'
Ruben Comadina Granson
Ruben Comadina Granson

Ruben Comadina Granson

  • Head of the Modern Foreign Languages Section
  • Lecturer of English and Spanish

'Having lived and studied both English and Spanish in the Americas, I am fully aware of the importance of language learning and cultural competency to bridge barriers in today’s global society.'

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