Educator Award

Felienne Hermans

Delft University of Tefchnology (Delft, Netherlands)

Felienne Hermans, Assistant Professor at the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Sciences, TU Delft.

One of Felienne’s biggest passions in life is to share her enthusiasm for programming with others. She has been an active supporter of open and online education since 2014, constantly searching for ways to allow learning pathways to anyone in the world that wishes to develop programing skills.

Felienne created several MOOCS to train children (K-12), and their teachers, in the development of programming skills. Her courses have attracted more than 250,000 enrollments. She co-organizes the yearly “Joy of Coding” conference in the Netherlands and teaches programming at a community center every Saturday and she is one of the hosts of and she is a host at SE radio, one of the most popular software engineering podcasts on the web.

About Educator Award

Award honoring an innovative teacher/professor who has published and/or used a significant body of OER over a sustained period (at least one year) in his/her teaching practice. An individual whose open course materials and professional practices have been recognized as having an impact and influencing peers to share more openly.