An enthusiastic team of language service providers

Flexible due to short reporting lines

Would you like to know what kind of company we are in just one sentence? Our answer: Language Partners is a passionate and enthusiastic team who help enable clients to perform better through language training. Our company has a flat organisational structure. The short lines of communication ensure that we help our clients quickly and flexibly. Doing business with Language Partners should Always be a Pleasure, whether you are dealing with a language trainer, the front office of the back office.


An account manager, who arranges everything for you!

The account manager is your permanent contact person. She gives you training advice, thinks about solutions for your organisation and plans the language training – one person who arranges everything for you. Our account managers are supported by our sales team.

Our account managers:

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Our trainers are our calling cards

Language Partners works about 200 active trainers. All trainers are hired according to a strict selection policy. They are nearly all native speakers who also possess sector-specific knowledge of e.g. the financial world or the legal profession. We expect our trainers to continually develop their knowledge and expertise which includes training them at the Language Partners Academy.

Meet some of our trainers

Francesca was born and raised in Rome, Italy. She has completed a number of different courses in the fields of marketing, communication and training, including studies at the Institute for Communication in Guidona. Francesca has over 3 years experience as a business Italian trainer and her students come from a variety of sectors including the administrative, legal and commercial sectors, and their levels range from beginner to advanced.
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She is a trainer who is able to pinpoint exactly what her students need and adjusts her lesson methods accordingly to suit her students and their requirements. The most important elements in the classroom for this trainer are open communication and a pleasant atmosphere. Training with Lidia is Always a Pleasure!
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Angela is a creative and energetic trainer with a strong classroom presence. She is also someone with extensive knowledge of effective training didactics. She is very versatile and can effortlessly adjust standard study materials to seamlessly meet the practical requirements of her students.
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Our trainer Virginia has worked in the UK, New Zealand and Australia and moved to The Netherlands in 2005. She has been teaching Business and General English since 2010 and has gained much experience within the field through her involvement with various educational organisations and companies.
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After having lived and worked in Italy for several years, our British trainer made the choice to settle in The Netherlands, where she’s been teaching English since 1998. Over the years, Ruth has taught students from various areas of business such as finance, HR, government and legal.
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Ashley is one of those special trainers we treasure at Language Partners. A. is a very creative and energetic trainer with a positive attitude. She knows how to perfectly adjust her trainings to meet the requirements and learning needs of the students and always aims for the best results possible.
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He specializes in helping business people increase their fluency in English in areas such as: meetings, presentations, email writing and telephoning. The focus is on expanding vocabulary and improving accuracy which results in the students being able to communicate with confidence.
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Daniel is a young and professional trainer who delivers lessons in a systematic, patient and secure manner and scores very well with regards to feedback from his students. His lessons are always well prepared and structured. He is a personable character, both inside the classroom and out.
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She plans her lessons thoroughly and always tries to fit the exact needs of the students concentrating on the disciplines that they need the most.
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Whether you need Spanish for business or for social needs, Carlos is professional, flexible and capable of meeting all your learning requirements
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As an actor our trainer is capable of employing a wide variety of training styles to involve participants interactively and meaningfully. Effective communication is as much about intention, style, truth and personality as it is about getting the technical aspects right.
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Ralf has been providing Business English training for Language partners since 2013. He has trained students from a number of different business sectors: accountancy, financial, legal, energy, water management and government.
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Rina was born and raised in South Africa and studied German, English, Education and Language & Literature Studies. She worked as a high school teacher in South Africa for 12 years and has been working for Language Partners now for five years. Rina has experience providing English training for a variety of sectors such as: food, finance, petrochemical, energy and engineering.
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Evelien completed a part of her French language and Literature degree in Caen, Normandy. After that she completed a post graduate Teaching degree. Since then Evelien has spent 10 years giving business language training courses in all kinds of industries, including the food industry, automobile and fashion industries, the government and the energy sector. In 2009 Evelien undertook an NT2 teaching methods course and since then has been working at Language Partners as a trainer of Dutch as a Second Language (NT2) as well.
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Madeleine was born and raised in Amsterdam, but during her study period she lived for over a year in Sweden, and still stays there on a regular basis. She earned her PhD in Swedish literature from Folkhögskolan in Mora, allowing her to become a teacher in Swedish higher education. She has completed a legal interpreter degree and has also completed the teacher training for NT2.
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Aart Jan
Aart Jan (A-J) already has 20 years experience providing language training courses for almost all types of industries and all manner of jobs from canteen personnel and maintenance technicians to insurance officers and financial managers. A-J was born in South Africa and has a degree in American studies from the University of Amsterdam. He also studied for a year in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a Fulbright student.
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José studied Spanish Language and Literature and also obtained his teaching qualification for secondary education, first level/systematic instruction. He was born in Cordoba, Spain and has experience in both school education (since 1990) and also in business language training (since 2000) in areas such as the commercial sector, development aid and defence. He is especially good at crash courses in Spanish speaking skills for beginners.
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Nico studied Dutch at University in Amsterdam and then spent 34 years teaching Dutch in the secondary school system. For the last 7 years Nico has been a business language trainer for a wide variety of students ranging from engineers to expats and accountants. He also has a lot of experience in the energy and government sectors.
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Patricia was born and raised in Lima, Peru and already has 20 years of experience in providing business language training in Spanish. She completed a university degree called “Bachiller en Traducción e Interpretración y Ciencias de la Comunicación”. Her students come from local and international companies and government agencies.
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T&T Department

The heart of the matter

The Trainers & Training department is at the core of Language Partners: this department is responsible for hiring and deploying suitable trainers. Staff members monitor quality. Their task also involves the promotion of expertise among our trainers. The Trainers and Training department also provides content for the Language Partners Academy.

Permanent vacancies for language trainers
Want to work for Language Partners as a language trainer? We are always looking for enthusiastic freelance colleagues. Language Partners provides training throughout the Netherlands. Are you an experienced language and/or cultural trainer? Are you interested? Then please go to the job description.

Team T&T: Anna Bykhovets, Virginia Nillessen, René van Schendelen en Jetteke Peeters.



Our three-member management board:

Harald Kruithof

Harald is the Managing Director and is ultimately responsible for the Finance and HR departments as well as the Trainers and Courses department. His passion for quality and expertise lead to the establishment of the Language Partners Academy which is the first vocational training centre for language trainers in the Netherlands. Harald works on the innovation policy for Language Partners together with his colleagues in the Trainers and Courses department and the Sales and Marketing & Planning department.

Cintha Roersma

Cintha had a number of commercially oriented positions in the ICT world before making the step to the education world after completing her studies at the InterCollege Business School. She has been the Commercial Director at Language Partners since 2003 and is ultimately responsible for the Sales & Planning and Marketing departments as well as the Back Office. ‘Always a Pleasure’ is of paramount importance to Cintha. For this reason client satisfaction is just as important as cash flow for Cintha.

Elise Dröge