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Ronald den Bekker
Teacher Digital Publishing
Ronald den Bekker is a teacher at SintLucas Eindhoven in the Netherlands, where he enjoys teaching his students to stay vigilantly curious.
Ronald teaches Digital Publishing by combining creative processes in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, XD and After Effects. He is guided by a quote from Benjamin Franklin: Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
After years of working in the graphic industry, Ronald pursued his passion for teaching in 2001. He contributed to creative education for a decade, serving as a K12 teacher. Ronald now leads his students through intermediate vocational education.
Ronald organizes several student events in close collaboration with industry and professional design organizations. During Dutch Design Week, Ronald organized an international Creative Jam in partnership with the Dutch Digital Agencies and creative industry sponsors.
Ronald achieved recognition as an Adobe Education Leader in 2013, and received the Adobe Impact Award in 2014 for his leadership in lifelong learning and education. Ronald is also responsible for the Adobe Certified Associate program at SintLucas.
Ronald shares his love for life along with his wife Sofie, daughter Kiki, son Bauke, dog Has, cats Brutus and Kaatje. He also loves coaching his son’s football aka soccer games, playing pinball, and vacationing in Italy.