Team member

Ineke Veldhuis-Meester


Ineke Veldhuis-Meester was assistant professor at Groningen University, the Netherlands. She conducted postgraduate teacher courses and served as history teacher in Dutch and international secondary education. She was a constructor of national history exams at the National Institute for Assessment and Measurement, CITO. She served on the National Board of the Association of Teachers in History and Civics in the Netherlands (VGN 1997-2000). With ‘a gang of four’ she implemented the new exams for history in secondary education throughout the Netherlands, through workshops and publications (1991-1999). She participated as an expert in Euroclio projects and Council of Europe programmes on history teaching, curriculum development and innovative methodology. When she left university she has got a royal decoration by the Mayor of Groningen on behalf of the Queen as a Lady in the Order of Orange-Nassau , Sept.2005. Since 2006 she works as an independent consultant in History Education. She is editor of Historiana, Euroclio's ambitious online educational portal.


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