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Abby-Gail Blanchard

Blanchard Institute for Educational Development and Research NV

Suriname - Paramaribo


Abby-Gail Sharonne Blanchard is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blanchard Institute NV. Blanchard Institute for Educational Development and Research NV (Blanchard Institute NV) is an institute that aims to improve the quality of education and its practices through its services provided to the private and public sector in Suriname. This institute was founded by Genevieve G. Blanchard Ph.D. and Abby-Gail S. Blanchard MSc on the 9th of October 2020. She is passionate about education and quality assurance, and in the past seven years, she has combined both passions at various higher educational institutes in Suriname. She has extensive experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating quality assurance systems, assessing educational programs, and drawing up national- and international accreditation reports. She has also assisted in the development, implementation, and evaluation of workshops, and conducted training programs, symposia, and lectures. She has a master’s degree in Education and Research for Sustainable Development and has published and presented two research papers at the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) in The Netherlands, of which she is a member.