Education is not just about going to school, it's defined as being "an enlightening experience". Our approach provides students of all ages spaces where they can explore, create, innovate, fail, collaborate and become a life-long learner. We include opportunities for our students to gain skills and character development in areas they may not normally consider. Cultivating self- reflection, awareness and a sense of personal responsibility was the focus of the “Superhero in me” project from our LEAD after school program featured in this video. Watch and see how this project brought out the best in these students and helped them become more ...
Coding Academy: Not just about Code.
It takes more than good techie skills to get hired in today’s company’s. Naos Wilbrink, CEO of aFrogLeap , a mobile website company based in Amsterdam says, “We are a local business always looking for qualified people, which is more than having the technical skills, they also need to be able to work in an international environment. This means they need to be able to work collaboratively, think in critically, and have a high level of problem solving and creativity, and be able to communicate effectively. These people are harder and harder to find.” Our Coding Academy focuses on both: giving students the ...
Youth Leadership Exchange Program
“Leadership is not seen as just a good quality for executives, managers and workers to have, but a necessity in being productive and effective agents of innovation and growth.” Says Eric Manuel, a top leadership consultant and trainer.
Every year InSite trains secondary students in a six month training experience, with the focus on developing global leaders: people who:
Have a cultural curiosity
Openness to others and different situations. Reserves judgment
Tolerate ambiguity and complexity
as they are taken through The Reckoning Approach.
Here are the ...
LEAD: Afterschool Arts-based program
Reaching out to the youth in Amsterdam West and New West, LEAD is providing a place focused on giving them the skills they need to live engaged and meaningful lives using our approach which blends character and leadership development through arts-based learning.
The great thing about LEAD is that, they are gaining some wicked skills in art, while also learning how to be a globally-minded leader.