Koen is an awarded educator, lecturer, researcher, author and speaker.

degree Msc Technology Enhanced Learning, Innovation and Change - Sheffield-Hallam University, UK (2014)
degree Professional Bachelor Teaching - KHLim University college, Hasselt (2000)
head Researcher Blended/Distance Learning at PXL university college Hasselt, Belgium
head Teacher at CVO de Verdieping Heusden-Zolder, Belgium

tag Founder Zelfstudie.be
     Zelfstudie.be is a school having 20,000 online students founded in 2000.
tag Owner Kerfuffle VOF
     Kerfuffle VOF designs websites and small applications.

tag Founder Global Educational projects like Kakuma Project, Climate Action project, Innovation project

Read more about these projects.


tag Author "OneNote" (NL), Visual Steps, 2016
     Available at Bol.com
tag Author "OneNote" (EN), Visual Steps, 2016
     Available at Amazon tag Co-author "
tag Co-author Teaching in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Standing at the Precipice
", Routledge, 2017.
     This book is available at Amazon, Bol.com (BE/NL)


trophee Global Teacher Prize top 10 finalist, 2018 and top 50 finalist, 2017
trophee HundrED top 100 global education innovations, 2017

awardMicrosoft Innovative Expert Educator Fellow
awardNational Geographic Certified Educator
awardVarkey Foundation Ambassador
award TeachSDGs Founding ambassador
awardQUDWA fellow Abu Dhabi

award Member advisory board HundrED
trophee Member advisory board SETT Belgium
trophee Taskforce member Climate & Education Flemish government

Karate 4Dan
Member national team 2000-2010
Bronze medal European Championship, 2007 Lithuania