March 22, 2023

Netherlands Consulate Normal to go to NWACC

NorthWest Arkansas Group Faculty (NWACC) will host the Consulate Normal of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Skadi Tirpak, and two different school members from Netherland’s Regional Group Faculty on Oct. 17 -18 to debate NWACC’s bicycle meeting and restore tech program.

“The Netherlands is called a biking nation. We seemingly bike all over the place due to secure infrastructure and inter-modal connectivity, and we preserve growing and innovating to make sure it retains bettering,” stated Tirpak. “After we discovered that NWACC had launched a bicycle technician program in the USA and was desirous about studying how the Netherlands does it, we reached out to ROC van Twente to ask them to share their information with NWACC.”

ROC van Twente, the group faculty within the Netherlands, is a regional coaching middle for vocational training and coaching and grownup training within the Netherlands and affords a bicycle technician program. Tirpak stated he will likely be joined by school members Jordy Luisman and Rene Lammers in Bentonville to debate the bicycle tech program. The timing of their journey to Bentonville additionally coincides with the SHIFT’22 convention that can happen Oct. 18-20.

“NWACC has made historical past by being one of many first group faculty bicycle technician applications within the nation. That stated, international locations just like the Netherlands have had effectively developed bicycle technician applications for a very long time, and each biking and bicycle technician coaching are labored into the infrastructure of Dutch transportation and logistics and supported by the federal government. We’re grateful for the chance to study from these consultants and allow them to expertise our lovely bike tech lab,” stated Dr. Megan Bolinder, NWACC dean of workforce & financial improvement.

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