People

Euneos has an international staff of organisers and trainers. The trainers of Euneos are most experienced in the field of their expertise.
For almost all courses we have at least 2 trainers, for bigger groups 3 to 4 trainers.


     The founders of Euneos from left to right: Ilpo Halonen, Ludo Mateusen, Pentti Pirhonen

Ilpo Halonen
Finnish. Chair of board of Euneos. Trainer and consultant of educational ICT, author of lesson books and online exercises, board member of Dafnord Association, language teacher (retired). Main organiser of Benchmarking courses.
Ludo Mateusen
Belgian roots, living in the Netherlands. Former history teacher and former in-service teacher trainer for internationalisation at University of Leiden (NL) and Leuven (Belgium). Designer of the course ‘How to make your school more international’. Consultant.
Pentti Pirhonen
Finnish. Has worked as headmaster, researcher, ICT expert and project manager at University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Responsible for planning of courses, project management and new initiatives for Euneos.

 

Administration: Heidi Veikkolainen (administration and billing) and Annemie Mateusen-de Wolf (website and consultant).

Some of our trainers

Viljenka Savli (Tap-Swipe-Pinch general and English)
From Slovenia. She has been involved since many years in creating e-learning materials, international collaborative projects and teacher-training.

Peter Rafferty and Viljenka Savli

Peter Rafferty (Tap-Swipe-Pinch general and English)
From Liverpool (UK). His school, Green Park Primary, was at the forefront of the UK educational blogging revolution and has influenced, guided and led the way in which schools have used blogging as a platform to engage locally, nationally and internationally. Presenter and trainer in UK and Europe.
Stasele Riskiene (Tap-Swipe-Pinch  general)
From Lithuania.

Viljenka Savli and Stasele Riskiene

Mart Laanpere                                                                                      

Tap-Swipe-Pinch general and STEM. Benchmarking in Tallinn. Digital turn: how to make your school more digital.
From Estonia.Researcher in the Tallinn University, Estonia.

His research and teaching at the university focuses on design and development of digital learning resources and tools, especially digital textbooks and personal learning environments for 1:1 computing in Bring Your Own Device settings.

Mart Laanpere

Benchmarking courses

Ilpo Halonen during Benchmarking course

Ilpo Halonen (see above: euneos founders)

Andreea Gatman

SHORT BIO of Andreea Gatman

Her training experience focused on how to foster permanent improvement, problem solving and educational strategies and social entrepreneurship. She has an international experience in European Projects and innovation in public policies working in both private and public sector. Andreea, is a certified trainer for over 8 years. She has worked for different international training and consultancy organizations and brings to the Benchmarking course facilitating techniques, team management tools, and organizational skills into practice. 

Course How to make your school more international

Frans Schmitz, Ludo Mateusen and Jan Hormann discussing the course programme

Jan Hormann.
From The Netherlands.Former international coordinator at the J.P. Thijsse College. E-twinning ambassador. National prize eTwinning 2014. Freelance internationalisation advisor.
Frans Schmitz.
From The Netherlands. Former headmaster of Udens College, a very active school with a broad area of international activities. Former president of the International Committee of the Association of school leaders for secondary education in the Netherlands. Former member of the General Board of ESHA (European School Heads Association). Advisor of the European Platform (Dutch National Agency).
Spasia Neshkoska. From Macedonia.