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Joke van der Leeuw-Roord

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Joke van der Leeuw-Roord, Founding President and Executive Director of EUROCLIO - The European Association of History Educators received her degree in history at Groningen University in the Netherlands. She worked from 1972 till 1993 as a history teacher, teacher trainer and history advisor. As a leading expert on history education, innovative methodology and trans-national history, she has initiated and coordinated a multitude of national, trans-national projects in Albania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia-in-Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia Turkey and Ukraine. She works as consultant for the Council of Europe, UNESCO, OSCE, International Alert and the European Union. She is Vice-President of the Advisory Board of the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig (Germany) and member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Historical Culture at the Rotterdam Erasmus University. Joke van der-Leeuw is the author of publications by the Koerberstiftung, UNESCO and many international journals on history and history education. Joke van der Leeuw-Roord has been decorated in 2009 by the Dutch Queen as Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau and honored by the Dutch History Educators Association with the Huib de Ruyter Award for History Education.

 

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