Jelmer Evers is a history teacher, writer, learning expert and innovator. He wants to make the society more aware of the crucial changes in teaching methods and education. With this aim in mind, he keeps his blog jelmerevers.nl up to date and regularly gives lectures. Along with Rene Kneyber he wrote Het Alternatief – Weg met de afrekencultuur in het onderwijs! In the book, "happy angry teachers" describe how education could be changed to motivate students much more. "Instead of looking at results, we need to focus on professionalism and trust."