Information for the press

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science’s spokespersons can only be contacted by the media. If you are not a journalist, please use the contact form or call 1400 (Monday to Friday, 08.00 to 20.00).

If you are unable to contact the spokesperson you require, please contact the Communications Department’s secretariat on +31 (0)70 412 30 45.

There is a spokesperson on call outside of office hours, from Friday evening to Sunday. Please contact the ministry’s central reception desk on +31 (0)70 426 60 60.

Karin van Eerde, Acting director of communications, Head of the Media, Speeches and Protocol Division

+31 (0)6 15 03 81 78
k.vaneerde@minocw.nl

Michiel Hendrikx, chief press secretary to Ingrid van Engelshoven, Minister of Education, Culture and Science

+31 (0)6 31 74 92 27
m.g.hendrikx@minocw.nl

  • Coordinates media relations for Ms Van Engelshoven
  • Science
  • Equal opportunities
  • Teachers

Charlotte Fijnaut, press secretary to Ms van Engelshoven

+31 (0)6 52 36 74 89
c.c.e.fijnaut@minocw.nl

  • Secondary vocational education
  • Adult education
  • Early school leavers
  • Culture
  • Humanities
  • Libraries

Martijn Kammans, press secretary to Ms van Engelshoven

+ 31 (0)6 51 29 05 85
m.kamans@minocw.nl

  • Higher professional education
  • Universities

Sander van Dam, chief press secretary to Arie Slob, Minister for Primary and Secundary Education and Media

+31 (0)6 15 03 83 91
s.vandam@minocw.nl

  • Coordinates media relations for Mr Slob
  • Media
  • Teachers
  • Archives

Ilona de Ruiter, press secretary to Mr Arie Slob

+ 31 (0)6 53 25 26 14
i.n.deruijter@minocw.nl

  • Primary Education
  • Secondary education

Education Inspectorate

The media division of the Education Inspectorate can be reached on +31 (0)88 669 68 20.

Education Executive Agency

The media division of the Education Executive Agency (DUO) can be reached on +31 (0)50 599 9622.