The School Partnerships Team works to establish partnerships between educate. and schools across the Netherlands and beyond. We provide students with first-hand critical service learning and global citizenship education along with direct fundraising opportunities. We aim to create an opportunity for intercultural learning between students in Honduras and in Amsterdam through specific projects led by students.
Rachel is originally from the United States but spent her childhood in Costa Rica. After teaching in Mexico for a year, she decided to pursue her Master’s in International Development at the University of Amsterdam in 2017. Her Master’s research on curriculum and identity only increased her passion for the power of education. Rachel joined the School Partnerships team in February 2021 and is excited to work with schools and spread educate.’s mission!
Michelle was born and raised in Honduras. After graduating with a degree in Psychology, she decided to move to the Netherlands in 2017. Being from Honduras herself motived her to become a part of educate. and do something for her country, even from far away. She believes in the importance of empowering students to continue their education and is excited to be part of the educate. team.