Maud Kortbeek enthusiastically teaches Dutch to non-native speakers since 1978. After a career as a teacher in Visual Arts and later as a graphic designer, Maud decided to go back to NT2 education. She did the NT2 teacher training at VU University Amsterdam and has been working as a certified teacher since November 2016. In her lessons, Maud pays special attention to the pronunciation. Personal contact with the students is importanter her. Maud has a warm interest in other cultures, which stems from her time as an anti-apartheid activist and the years she lived and worked in Tanzania. Apart from the language lessons, she also gives rowing instruction.