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Also listen to our appearance in podcasts and interviews on various aspects of the Dutch education system.

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Also check out our ‘Featured-in’ articles published in renown magazines and websites catered to the international community.

Moving to and living in the Netherlands

Moving to and living in the Netherlands

Some people find it a frightening idea to live below sea level, and some don’t believe it is actually possible. In the Netherlands, however, this is really the case. If the dikes and dunes weren’t...

International School or ‘Go Dutch’?

International School or ‘Go Dutch’?

Before enrolling your child at a school, you’ll have to decide whether to send them to an international school or ‘go Dutch’. Both have their own advantages. In this article we’ll explore the...

The basics of the Dutch education system

The basics of the Dutch education system

There is a lot to tell about the Dutch education system, which is very different from most other countries. On top of that, some of the policies vary per city. In the article below we’ll explain the...

Webinar secondary school Amsterdam

Webinar secondary school Amsterdam

The Dutch secondary school system is rather complicated, and all the acronyms you come across when trying to understand the school options for your child do not make it any easier!
In Amsterdam, the procedure is even more complicated, as you have to make a long list of the schools. 

Introducing the new version of Guide2NL

Introducing the new version of Guide2NL

Guide2NL is a not-for-profit platform for internationals that are about to move to the Netherlands, and those who have recently moved here.

We help by giving newcomers access to a community of trustworthy and reliable partners on our cross-media platform.

SCHOOLS AND DAYCARES RE-OPEN ON FEBRUARY 8TH

SCHOOLS AND DAYCARES RE-OPEN ON FEBRUARY 8TH

Many children are struggling during the lockdown.
On the advice of the Outbreak Management Team (OMT), it has been decided that primary schools, daycares and special needs schools may re-open on February 8th.
This is not without risks, though.

The story (and numbers) behind New2NL

The story (and numbers) behind New2NL

I wanted to get to know my clients better and decided to analyze the numbers behind the valuable New2nl clients over 7.5 years.
So I decided to dig up some numbers and statistics behind the New2NL client base to get a better insight, and I would love to share the results with you.

Schools maybe open again on January 25th

Schools maybe open again on January 25th

Last Tuesday evening, during the first press conference of 2021, we heard that the lockdown will be extended until February 9th. Not much will change compared to the phase we are currently in; hard...

To do before 2020 ends

To do before 2020 ends

It is almost 2021 – I am sure a lot of us can’t wait for 2020 to be over.

This also means there are only a few days left to make some important changes; if they apply to your situation.

Things to do before the year ends:
* Switch health insurance provider

Educational philosophies in Dutch schools (VIDEO)

Educational philosophies in Dutch schools (VIDEO)

Educational philosophies in Dutch schools“Openbaar, Montessori, Dalton, Waldorf, Jenaplan … I'm confused!” is a statement I often hear from international parents. Usually this is followed by the...

New Corona update

New Corona update

Follow this short Corona update.

This evening the prime minister and health minister held another corona press conference.

Unfortunately, the number of cases is going up again, some new measures are needed to prevent worse situations.

New2school online event

New2school online event

Have your children just started school in the Netherlands?
We hope that they have made a positive start.
Or maybe you are planning on moving later?

No doubt you still have a lot of questions to ask.

Do you still have questions on the Dutch education system? Check out our FAQ page for answers.

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