Platform for International Education

Wieke Blaauw

Wieke Blaauw studied Irrigation and Water Management at Wageningen University. After several years at the umbrella organization of the Dutch co-financing agencies Oxfam-Novib, Hivos, Icco and Cordaid she joined the International Institute of Social Studies in 2001

In her current position as senior policy officer, she advises ISS management and academic staff on the education programmes, opportunities for collaboration, new developments in education like distance learning, developments in higher education, Netherlands Fellowship Programme and international marketing strategies. She is also the administrative coordination for Double Degree programmes and Erasmus Mundus programmes.
 
Wieke Blaauw has been actively involved in the NFP programme for more than 10 years both on strategic level and practical level. 
 
“I'm a practical person with a strong interest in international development, politics and policy development, both national and international. In my work I like to analyze general policies and translate them into concrete policies and plans. I emphasize the importance of a clear and effective communication and commitment of everyone involved.”