Ingrid Mersel has over 10 years’ experience teaching Dutch as a second language at all levels. Most of her students are highly educated adults. After earning a Master’s degree in Dutch language and literature at the University of Amsterdam, Ingrid went on to do a postgraduate NT2 teacher training course at VU University Amsterdam. A relaxed atmosphere is important to her, but she also expects her students to make a serious effort. According to her students, Ingrid is a friendly and patient teacher who is able to explain things clearly and in a humorous way. Her fellow teachers find Ingrid to be a dedicated and thorough teacher, with an eye for what each student needs.
In addition to her work as a teacher, Ingrid is also an editor. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, dancing and visiting museums. She also loves cinema and live theatre.