Yorine Verhoeven


Yorine is a student in the master’s program Youth Education and Society in the track Pedagogy and International Development at the University of Utrecht. She has a bachelor’s degree in Educational Sciences and a degree as a teacher in primary education. Because of the COVID restrictions, she could do a pre-master in developmental psychology. As a teenager, Yorine volunteered at a local sports club, where she trained children in cross-country running. During her study, she participated in educational committees and organized educational events. Her main interest is child education and special educational needs. Currently, she is working as a teacher in special primary education.

As a child

Yorine was a shy, curious, and active child. She preferred to play sports and games outside with friends. She was creative and liked to craft and dance. She also loved to read, which she sometimes did secretly at night just to finish that one exciting book.