Biography & projects


Born somewhere in the seventies in Delft (the Netherlands), grew up in Schoonhoven (again: the Netherlands) and then went to study in Utrecht (still The Netherlands). At the very bottom of the page you can download my CV.

Projects / where to find me

Besides the magazine, blogs, reviews of games and interviews with schools, I do all kinds of other projects:

  • NOT 2025, 23 Januari, at the booth of Leren Leren Nederland 
  • Workshop Learning with Games in cooperation with Spellenwereld Assen
  • Participant network Schule und Spiel in Dortmund led by Uwe Rosenberg
  • Workshop on games in language and Nt2 lessons, ISK Utrecht
  • Games library compiled for a primary school specialising in gifted education in Leiden (The Netherlands).
  • Input provided for article Waarom spelen zo belangrijk is (Why play is so important) – Dutch article
  • Development of short games for Taaljacht, method for language, spelling and grammar
  • Explore European cooperation with Vives Hogeschool SpellenLab, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord (Game Lab), Edge Hill Univeristy en Asmodee Game in Lab
  • Conference Game Didactics – workshop Develop your own educational game
  • TBG – commissioned by the European Union, in collaboration with Games and Learning
  • Board game coaching – workshop for beroepsvereniging NT2
  • Workshop Using board games in training and workshops for a trainer network in Antwerp
  • Game as motivator in language lessons – workshops for Taaljacht, the new language method of publisher Zwijsen
  • Conference Game Didactics – information market
  • Conferentie Game Didactics – workshop together with Games and Learning
  • Blogs about games on the website of Margriet magazine (a Dutch magazine for women)
  • Games Expo 2021 and 2022 – Education Market
  • Workshop ‘Alles uit de kast’- using games from home in your training, workshop or meeting – for Way2Play
  • Games in the classroom for first-year vocational tudents – commissioned by Education Service CentreOnderwijs Servicecentrum MBO Rijnland, locatie Woerden
  • Consultancy project Games in the learning line arithmetic – primary school Gummarus read more in this blog
  • Jury Game Author Prize Netherlands 2020
  • Contribution to the learning module Expressief Talent in Zorg & Welzijn – The learning module can be found on gratis open leerplatform van Zorg & Welzijn, under the course name Expressief talent of KETZ. Do create an account first to log in.
  • Workshop Analogue games in the classroom – voor conference Gamedidactics van de Hogeschool Utrecht
  • Developing Escape the City with Belduna
  • Panel games in education during Dutch championship Paco Sako 2019
  • ‘Ask me Anything’ for plus classes of primary school Hildegaert – pupils were assigned to create their own game and were allowed to ask all their questions about it for an hour
  • Game development De Milieustraat – in cooperation with Games and Learning, in cooperation by the municipality of The Hague
  • Workshop Games in the classroom – for various primary schools
  • Games in the classroom – for various primary schools
  • Several playtests for the board game  Oranje Zal Overwinnen
  • Workshop Games in an educational setting – Congress For Every Mentor
  • Femcademy – co-organiser, website builder and workshop leader of two workshops: The importance of games, at home and at school / board game Intervision
  • Lectures for Post-hbo opleiding Hogeschool Utrecht / Marnix Academie – Spellen inzetten in de les hoogbegaafdheid / remedial teaching
  • One of the participants of the International Panel ‘Games in Education’ of Haba
  • NOT 2019 – presentation Pen & Pion