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

Articles & News

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

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.
I’d love to share some insights with you.

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...

SINTERKLAAS

SINTERKLAAS

You must have noticed: Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) has arrived in the Netherlands! 
Traditionally, this is THE gift-giving event for (young) Dutch children.
Sinterklaas’ birthday is on December 5th, which is celebrated with ‘pakjesavond’ (present evening).

Webinar: The Amsterdam primary school lottery

Webinar: The Amsterdam primary school lottery

Webinar: The Amsterdam primary school lottery for (international) parents of Amsterdam children born between 1 May and 31 August, 2019.
Your lottery deadline is on Thursday, November 3rd.

New2NL’s 9th birthday

New2NL’s 9th birthday

I am very proud of New2NL’s 9th birthday.
It hasn’t been the easiest year, in many different ways, but luckily, a lot of good things have come out of it.
Our client base counts close to 900 (!) families.

Free Education Call For Ukrainian Families

Free Education Call For Ukrainian Families

New2NL offers a free 15-minute video call to Ukrainian families to talk about the school options for their children. Dutch – international – temporary – longer term; there is a lot to consider. I am happy to help.

The IamExpat fair is back!

The IamExpat fair is back!

Come and visit the New2NL stand at the IamExpat fair on Saturday, 9 April at Gashouder Westergas in Amsterdam.
Time: between 10 am and 5 pm
And also join our workshop on ‘International school or ‘go Dutch’.
Register now!

MY CAROUSELF

MY CAROUSELF

The Carouself was a nice way for me to explain the person behind the business, New2NL.
I look forward to getting to know YOU. 
Get in touch!

Webinar on Amsterdam secondary schools

Webinar on Amsterdam secondary schools

Is your child in group 8 in Amsterdam this year? Then you are undoubtedly very busy looking for secondary schools now.
Attend this webinar on Amsterdam secondary schools, and create your lottery list with ease.

New quarantine rules from 26 January 2022

New quarantine rules from 26 January 2022

The quarantine rules for children are still a bit confusing, I find.
This is how it works (at this moment).
The good news is that the entire class doesn’t need to quarantine anymore after 3 or more children in one class have tested positive.

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

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