Articles & videos

Articles & videos

Videos & Webinars

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.

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...

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.

Education Live Q&A

Education Live Q&A

Will your children start school in the Netherlands soon?
How exciting!
Ask all your education-related questions during this New2School Q&A, and Annebet van Mameren from New2NL will answer them all.
Thursday, 13 August at 8pm.
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Webinar: The Amsterdam primary school lottery

Webinar: The Amsterdam primary school lottery

Free webinar on the Amsterdam primary school lottery
Wednesday, 27 May at 8:30 – 9:15 pm CEST
Was your child born between January 1st and April 30th, 2017 and do you live in Amsterdam?

Then your school lottery deadline is Wednesday, June 3rd. 

Webinar: The Dutch education system and coronavirus updates

Webinar: The Dutch education system and coronavirus updates

Saturday, 16 May at 4pm CEST/10am EST.
Annebet van Mameren from New2NL will explain how the Dutch education system works, what your options are for Dutch and international education (both primary and secondary), and other things you’ll need to be aware of as an international parent.

Dutch education system and coronavirus updates

Dutch education system and coronavirus updates

THE SCHOOLS MAY BE (PARTLY) CLOSED, BUT NEW2NL IS STILL OPEN! Maybe you have seen it; last Wednesday evening, our Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health,...

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