• Post Graduate Certificate: Training and Coaching of Primary School Teachers in the field of Art Education. Plein C and Mocca, Amsterdam 2016
  • Post Graduate Certificate: Art teacher in the field of Special Education. Pilot project organized by Papageno and Mocca, Amsterdam 2015 – 2016
  • Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam (graduated in 1999): Graphic Design and New Media.
  • School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York City 1997-1998: Figure Drawing, Animation & Computer Arts: Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D drawing, Web design, Digital Video, Digital Audio – on a grant by the SVA
  • University of Amsterdam 1981 – 1988: Graduated in Modern Dutch Literature, Minors Italian Language and literature, Film and Television Studies, Dutch as a Second Language, Teacher.
  • Murmellius Gymnasium, Alkmaar 1975 – 1981