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Boarding schools in the Netherlands


Boarding schools in the Netherlands are one of the options if you're considering private schooling for your children. Here's what you need to know about their curriculum, activities, application process and fees.

After school in the Netherlands

After-school clubs in the Netherlands


An after-school club is an excellent way to complement traditional school learning, enrich your child’s life experiences and improve social skills

Florencius International School

Living in Laren: Netherlands' historic gem


Just outside Amsterdam are towns and villages that offer access to the big city without the noise and crowding, and with plenty of space for the kids – and one of the most beautiful is Laren.

International schools in the Netherlands

List of international schools in the Netherlands


Expatica's up-to-date guide includes a full list of international schools in the Netherlands, including American and British schools in the Netherlands plus international schools in Amsterdam, The Hague and around the country.

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.

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: 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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