Ingrid was born in The Netherlands and lived there for a number of years until she moved with her parents to Belgium where she attended primary and secondary school. She then moved to Israel where she studied 6 years at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, earning a BA in Ancient Semitic Languages, a BA in Assyriology, and then an MA (Cum Laude) in Ancient Semitic Languages. Upon completing her master’s she moved to London where she completed her PhD at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London (Dissertation: The Lost Tribes of Israel: Sources, Motifs, and Discourse in the Development of a Literary Myth). She also studied at the University of Venice in Italy with the Erasmus Programme and has done training at International House in London. During her years in the UK Ingrid was an internal examiner and lecturer teaching and supervising theses in the Department of Religious Studies in the School of Humanities and Cultural Studies at Middlesex University, London; and she worked for the Centre for Jewish Studies at SOAS organising international conferences and lectures and developing Hebrew courses. For eight years she taught both Hebrew and Dutch IB Language A and B at Southbank International School, as well as teaching IB preparation and primary students. In 2006 Ingrid returned to Belgium where she worked as an editor for academic articles in preparation for publication eventually becoming the associate editor of an international academic journal. She is also fluent in German, French and English. She now lives in Antwerp where she also tutors Dutch students, including students at IB World Schools, who are seeking to improve their language in preparation for entry into Dutch university.
ILLTC Languages: Dutch
Available as Mother Tongue Student Mentor