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AMSTERDAM SECONDARY SCHOOL LOTTERY

AMSTERDAM SECONDARY SCHOOL LOTTERY

Is your child currently in group 8, and do you live in or near Amsterdam? 
Then this explanatory video about the secondary school lottery is important for you!
The application period is 25-31 March.

16 Life Hacks for Dutch Primary School

16 Life Hacks for Dutch Primary School

In my 10 years of experience, many international parents in the Netherlands want to know the same 16 things before possibly enrolling their child at a Dutch school.
So here are those 16 life hacks for you.

winners of the DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE Quiz 2023

winners of the DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE Quiz 2023

Announcing the winners of the DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE Quiz 2023! Thank you all for participating.
Find the answers to the questions here. Did you know all of them already? Wishing you a great year!

THE SCHOOL OF THE OTHERS – THE NETHERLANDS

THE SCHOOL OF THE OTHERS – THE NETHERLANDS

I am very proud to have contributed to the ‘THE SCHOOL OF THE OTHERS’-series for DYNAMIS, the Journal of Philosophy and Educational Practices of the Campostrini Centre in Verona, Italy.

BEFORE 2023 ENDS

BEFORE 2023 ENDS

Before 2023 ends, there are a few things you might want to do to wrap up the year nicely.
As usual, I have made a long, but not exhaustive, list, with tips & tricks. Think about the below situations, whether they apply to your family.

DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE QUIZ 2023

DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE QUIZ 2023

Have you recently moved to the Netherlands? How much do you already know about the Dutch Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations?
Take this quiz now!

SECONDARY SCHOOL PROCESS

SECONDARY SCHOOL PROCESS

Is your child currenly in group 8? it is a good idea to start the secondary school process now.
Use our checklist during your school visits.

Back2school live event

Back2school live event

BACK2SCHOOL LIVE EVENT – THIS EVENING AT 8 PM CET.
Ask all your questions about education in the Netherlands.

Back to school in the Netherlands

Back to school in the Netherlands

Back to school after summer vacation.
In 3 stages, the schools in the Netherlands will open their doors again after the summer vacation.
Prepare yourself well for the new school year.

Successful New2NL anniversary party

Successful New2NL anniversary party

On Sunday, July 9th, we celebrated the New2NL anniversary party with some of the 1000 (!) families I have worked for in those 10 years.
I feel so blessed. Thank you all! Without you I couldn’t have done it.

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winners of the DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE Quiz 2023

winners of the DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE Quiz 2023

Announcing the winners of the DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE Quiz 2023! Thank you all for participating.
Find the answers to the questions here. Did you know all of them already? Wishing you a great year!

BEFORE 2023 ENDS

BEFORE 2023 ENDS

Before 2023 ends, there are a few things you might want to do to wrap up the year nicely.
As usual, I have made a long, but not exhaustive, list, with tips & tricks. Think about the below situations, whether they apply to your family.

DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE QUIZ 2023

DUTCH CHRISTMAS & NYE QUIZ 2023

Have you recently moved to the Netherlands? How much do you already know about the Dutch Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations?
Take this quiz now!

Back2school live event

Back2school live event

BACK2SCHOOL LIVE EVENT – THIS EVENING AT 8 PM CET.
Ask all your questions about education in the Netherlands.

Successful New2NL anniversary party

Successful New2NL anniversary party

On Sunday, July 9th, we celebrated the New2NL anniversary party with some of the 1000 (!) families I have worked for in those 10 years.
I feel so blessed. Thank you all! Without you I couldn’t have done it.

New2NL Anniversary tips

New2NL Anniversary tips

To celebrate the milestone of 10 years of New2NL, I have recorded 10 videos with anniversary tips about education in the Netherlands.
If you need more information, book a video call through the New2NL website.

New2NL 10th anniversary

New2NL 10th anniversary

NEW2NL IS 10 YEARS OLD TODAY!
In 10 years, New2NL has grown into a full education consultancy business with almost 1000 (!) client families.
10th anniversary prize draw: Win a free, one-hour consultancy call about education in the Netherlands.

PRIMARY SCHOOL LOTTERY – AMSTERDAM

PRIMARY SCHOOL LOTTERY – AMSTERDAM

Was your child born between 1 January and 30 April 2020, and do you live in Amsterdam?
If so, then your school lottery deadline is on Thursday, June 1st.
Read here how to apply.

IamExpat fair Amsterdam

IamExpat fair Amsterdam

Will we see you at the IamExpat fair?
Come and visit the New2NL stand on Saturday, 22 April between 10 am and 5 pm at Gashouder Westergas in Amsterdam.
You’ll find us in the FAMILY & KIDS section.

New2NL wants to connect with our readers. We want to know where they live, what they do, what their family looks like, and most of all, what brings them to the Netherlands. The best way to do this? Ask our fantastic clients directly!

In this ‘Our Navigate the Netherlands story’ series, we’ll interview a family three times during their process of moving to the Netherlands: just before they move, after their first two weeks in the Netherlands, and six months after their arrival.

Are you planning on moving to the Netherlands too?

Series 1 (South Africa) -part 2

Series 1 (South Africa) -part 2

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Jan, Tania and Anja. From Cape Town, South Africa to Delft, the Netherlands

Series 1 (South Africa) -part 3

Series 1 (South Africa) -part 3

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Jan, Tania and Anja. From Cape Town, South Africa to Delft, the Netherlands

Series 2 (Pakistan) – part 1

Series 2 (Pakistan) – part 1

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Nooria, Mutahhir, Mustaga and Taiba. From Islamabad, Pakistan to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Series 2 (Pakistan) – part 2

Series 2 (Pakistan) – part 2

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Nooria, Mutahhir, Mustaga and Taiba. From Islamabad, Pakistan to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Series 2 (Pakistan) – part 3

Series 2 (Pakistan) – part 3

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Nooria, Mutahhir, Mustaga and Taiba. From Islamabad, Pakistan to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

SERIES 3 (USA) – Part 1

SERIES 3 (USA) – Part 1

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Lincoln, Kelly, Carter and Nolan. From Alpharetta, Georgia in the United States to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

SERIES 3 (USA) – Part 2

SERIES 3 (USA) – Part 2

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Lincoln, Kelly, Carter and Nolan. From Alpharetta, Georgia in the United States to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

SERIES 3 (USA) – Part 3

SERIES 3 (USA) – Part 3

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story with Lincoln, Kelly, Carter and Nolan. From Alpharetta, Georgia in the United States to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

SERIES 4 (Brexit) – Part 1

SERIES 4 (Brexit) – Part 1

Our ‘Navigate the Netherlands’ story: – Janina, Dominik and Tom – From Germany via London to Amsterdam PART ONE: JUST...

SERIES 4 (Brexit) – Part 2

SERIES 4 (Brexit) – Part 2

  OUR ‘NAVIGATE THE NETHERLANDS’ STORY: – JANINA, DOMINIK AND TOM – From Germany via London to Amsterdam  ...

SERIES 4 (BREXIT) – PART 3

SERIES 4 (BREXIT) – PART 3

OUR ‘NAVIGATE THE NETHERLANDS’ STORY: – JANINA, DOMINIK AND TOM – From Germany via London to Amsterdam   A COUPLE...

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