B.A. in Education, Pedagogics Académie, Groningen, ND | B.A in Physical Education and Fitness, Central Institute for Education & Sport Leaders (CIOS), Herenveen, ND
Joris was born and raised in Groningen, a small university city in the northern part of the Netherlands. In 2002, he graduated with a degree in Physical Education and Fitness. After working in a variety of sports-related professions in the Netherlands, he chose to pursue his passion for Primary education. In 2008, Joris completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Education and has since worked in many capacities as part of the NIS family.
Most recently, he has taken on the roles of Primary teacher in groups 5/6 and 7/8 in the Dutch Stream. During this time, Joris implemented and coordinated the International Primary Curriculum Program as well as teaching NTC.
Joris is a passionate sports enthusiast competing in a variety of sports. In the last few years, he has completed six triathlons. He loves travelling to undiscovered destinations while listening to a variety of music from the 60’s.