Educational developer, teacher, trainer and consultant in European citizenship education, The Hague
Niels Dekker was trained to be a Citizenship and Social Sciences teacher. After some years of teaching, he worked as an educational developer and projectmanger at ProDemos. This is where he got involved in the NECE network and worked on outreach projects with the EU institutions. Niels was also a board member of the Dutch Citizenship and Social Sciences teachers association for five years.
In 2020, he went back to work as a Citizenship Education teacher at a vocational school in The Hague. Alongside his role as a teacher, he is also a freelance educational developer, trainer and consultant. This makes him an actor in formal and non-formal (european) citizenship education.