Mr. Marc Nelissen


Marc Nelissen grew up in the Netherlands. Through his studies in the Netherlands, America, and Sweden he developed an interest for intercultural education and empowering students. He obtained a Bachelor of Education at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, and is currently finalizing an International Master in Educational Research at Gothenburg University with research focusing on democratic education. He strives to nurture curiosity, empathy, and critical thinking through student-centered, collaborative learning. His experience teaching internationally has reinforced his commitment to recognizing each child’s unique potential to pursue their dreams and make a positive impact.Through new experiences in the humanitarian field, he has developed a meaningful perspective on the power of education to empower and include. Marc is excited to join Pinewood’s warm learning community!