Simone Hackett

The Hague University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands
Simone Hackett

An international educator with a passion for innovative learning and strategic collaboration

Simone works at The Hague University of Applied Sciences as Head of Internationalisation for the Faculty of Health & Sports, and Coordinator for Collaborative Online International Learning. Simone previously worked at the Utrecht University of Applied Sciences for eight years, where she coordinated internationalisation activities and developed and implemented internationalisation strategies. She established international agreements and strategic relation management with partner universities and networks worldwide. She also set up Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) initiatives, developed international curricula and lectured in sociology and psychology. Simone holds a Master’s of Education degree and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology from the National University of Ireland. 

Simone has been involved in the EAIE since 2010 presenting workshops and sessions, as well as being a session evaluator, a mentor and member of the EAIE Conference Programme Committee. She is currently a member of the EAIE General Council for the 2022–2024 term.