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Education in the Netherlands

Education in the Netherlands: A guide to the Dutch education system


Our guide to education in the Netherlands explains each level of the Dutch school system to help you enrol your child into Dutch education, plus Dutch school holidays.

The British School in The Netherlands receives 'excellent' marks from international inspectors

The British School in The Netherlands receives 'excellent' marks from inter...


BSN given excellent ratings in all categories following a week-long inspection by representatives from the internationally recognised Independent Schools Inspectorate. [Contributed by The British School in The Netherlands]

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Serious fun for your children at The Little Gym


Immerse your children in a fun learning environment where they can develop motor skills at The Little Gym in Amsterdam and Den Haag. [Contributed by The Little Gym®]

Dutch schools

What's new 2016: Dutch education with a bilingual tongue


The Dutch government continues to pride itself on 'choice' in education: from considering Trampoline schools to, more importantly, boosting bilingual and international education in the Netherlands.

International schools in the Netherlands

Listing of international schools in the Netherlands


Expatica's up-to-date guide to international schools in the Netherlands.

A parents' guide to education in the Netherlands


Get the essentials on education in the Netherlands, from primary and secondary schooling, through higher education to teaching in the Netherlands with foreign credentials.

International schools: A growing choice


International schools continue to gain a reputation for preparing international children for English-speaking higher education opportunities throughout the world.

International schools

Learning with the International Primary Curriculum


What is it about the IPC that has gained the commitment of over 1,300 schools in over 63 countries around the world in just 10 years?

Moving abroad

Finding a school programme in a new country

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Choosing whether to send your kids to a local European school or an international school while living abroad can be a tough decision. Here are some tips to help you choose a school abroad.

Schools in the Netherlands

Choosing a school for your child in the Netherlands

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If you are moving to the Netherlands with family, you will need to choose whether to enrol your children in an international school or a Dutch school.

Cito exam

Explaining the Cito exams


Final year Dutch primary school pupils may have to sit the Dutch Cito exam in February. But what is the Cito exam and how does it affect a child's academic future?

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