Workshops, lectures & training in the field of:
China and Chinese culture
Gwendolyn is chairperson of Levende Talen Chinees and is a steering committee member of Nuffic Netwerk Chinees. She gives workshops at Leiden University, Onderwijsnetwerk Zuid-Holland, Levende Talen Studiedag, with subjects such as: The cultural domain of Chinese Language and Culture, Intercultural competence in the Chinese language Classroom, Linguistics in the language lesson, Motivation, Vocabulary enrichment, Chinese literature in the lesson. She has been a guest speaker at the Minor International Business at NHL Stenden University of Applied science since many years.
In 2019 she was part of a group of experts invited by the Shanghai Putuo Educational Bureau to give workshops on the Dutch educational system.
For Chinese expats in the Netherlands and Dutch expats going to China: knowledge of the country and its culture is crucial for happiness and success. Gwendolyn works for the Academisch Talencentrum Leiden University which trains Dutch embassy personnel, while she also is a certified Berlitz Cultural Consulting Trainer.