Successful student-NGO collaborations – a practical guide

Interested or involved in student-NGO collaborations? Explore the Practical guide for successful student-NGO collaborations here.     This practical guide has been developed based on the outcomes of the Share-Net Netherlands round table “Promising Practices: Linking students and NGOs”, which was organised in November 2015 to discuss promising practices of student-NGO collaborations, including their challenges…

Alumni stories: Amod

What happens after interning at Oxfam Novib? The Alumni blog series is all about students who have finished their internship as part of the Oxfam Novib Academy.  I recently graduated with an MA in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies in the Hague. During my Masters degree, I interned at Oxfam Novib with…

Lobbying: a courtship game

Have you ever played cat and mouse as a child and never wanted to stop? I might have a career path for you. Lobbyist. Granted it might be a little more complex than that to be a Lobbyist, but during the workshop that tax expert and lobbyist for Oxfam Novib, Francis Weyzig, gave last week…

Visual Note-Taking

This week we had a workshop on Visual Note-Taking (VNT) with Nynke Kuperus from the Impact Measurement and Knowledge Team. The core idea of VNT is to instead of taking dreadful and timeconsuming notes you instead visualize your notes with drawings and symbols. By doing so, it is believed that you process the content better by…