Vivid Onderwijs is a non-governmental company working to improve the quality of teachers, institutes and schools. We work in regular and private schools and institutes for children from 1 till 16 years old. We are specialized in Montessori Education and school development. The content of our courses and projects is evidence informed. We apply the actual scientific research in the programs like the use of portfolio and cooperative learning techniques.

We work in cooperation with NMV.

We are supported by Nienhuis.

We are registrated and validated as trainers in the national program “Leraarregister”.

We are member of Montessori Europe.

We work together with the Montessori Training Centers in Lebanon, China and Ukraine.

Els Mattijssen
Els MattijssenDirector
drs. Elisabeth C.J. Mattijssen is a Master in Pedagogy and registered in Health Care Netherlands as psychologist.
She has a Private Company for psychological assessment: Praktijk voor Psychodiagnostiek and is a partner of VIVID Onderwijs.
As a start she worked as a Montessori teacher with children from 4 to 12 years. and later on as a professor and Montessori teacher trainer at the Hogeschool Leiden.
Next to this she wrote articles for the Dutch Montessori magazine about child development and she developed 2 child monitoring systems, one for regular schools and one specifically for Montessori schools (Montapp).
For several Years she also trains teachers/guides in Montessori Education in Belgium, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Kosovo, Lebanon, and Aruba. At this moment she also participates in the development of a project in the Netherlands called ‘A new approach to mathematics in Montessori education’.
She consults Teams in Schools, regular and Montessori schools in several subjects, like coaching, management, didactics and methodology.
She is a board member of the NMV (Nederlandse Montessori Vereniging).
M 0031(0)6 42018300
E ecj.mattijssen@gmail.com
Ward van de Vijver
Ward van de VijverDirector
drs. Ward van de Vijver is Master in Pedagogy.
After a career as teacher, headmaster, coach and consultant in the inner cities of The Hague and Rotterdam, he educated teachers at the Hogeschool Rotterdam. He trained school staffs and directors. His company ’Vivid Onderwijs’ is specialized in innovation of education for inner city schools and school development.
The work for school development was rewarded with a national price (Mommers-prijs).
He used, and constructs evidence based, and data driven methods in school development during about twenty years in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Kosovo, Lebanon, and Aruba.
He is interested in evidence-based principles of Montessori education and Observation and brought them in into the Training: Montessori education in the 21e century. He published about school development, orthography, arithmetic, and motivation. He consults schools about management, reading, language and arithmetic to get better results.
M 0031(0)6 514 361 37
E ea.vandevijver@gmail.com