Universiteit Leiden

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Marja Verstelle

Educational advisor

Drs. M. Verstelle
+31 71 527 7172

Marja Verstelle is Program Manager Online Learning Lab at the Centre for Innovation.

More information about Marja Verstelle

Marja Verstelle is Program Manager Online Learning Lab at the Centre for Innovation. She is first point of contact for new project ideas. Together with Shimshon she leads the team of the Online Learning Lab and gives directions to the innovation. She combines this role with the one of Program Manager ICT in Education at the universities’ department of Academic Affairs and with this combination of roles she acts as a bridge between innovation, strategy and university policy; between the Online Learning Lab and the faculties of the university.

For over 25 years Marja Verstelle is realising projects in the field of learning, new media, innovation and culture change. She held different positions in education and corporate sector, from manager and program manager to trainer, developer and advisor, acting at all levels from board to teachers.

Before her current positions as program manager, for eight year she was chief editor for SURFspace.nl, the national portal about innovation with ICT in education and research; she headed the Educational Technology Group at the department for Higher Education at ICLON, Leiden University; and for three years she was member of the leadership team of UrWay.nl, a successful and innovative online learning community for school dropouts.

Educational advisor

  • Hoger Onderwijs
  • HO Algemeen

Work address

Oude UB
Rapenburg 70
2311 EZ Leiden
Room number B-1.09



  • Expertisecentrum SOZ
  • Centre for Innovation

Work address

Schouwburgstraat 2
2511 VA The Hague


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