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News & Events

Webinar: How to find the most suitable school in the Leiden area

Webinar: How to find the most suitable school in the Leiden area

Webinar: How to find the most suitable school in the Leiden areaTo all international parents: would you like to learn more on how to find a suitable school for your children?  The Municipality of Leiden and Expat Centre leiden are happy to invite you to a free...

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 lockdown with only the most essential places being open. A possible...

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

Hard lockdown until January 19

Hard lockdown until January 19

Update 15 December, 5:30 pm: Breaking (very sad) news!   Yesterday evening at 7pm, prime minister Rutte has made an important announcement about the new corona measures.   From this morning we are in a hard lockdown. This means that all non-essential stores are...

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 question: “How do I know which type is the best one for my daughter?...

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.

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, Welfare and Sport, Hugo de Jonge, gave another press conference. They...

Upcoming Events

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. 

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.

Webinar: The Dutch education system and relevant coronavirus regulations

Webinar: The Dutch education system and relevant coronavirus regulations

Saturday, 25 April at 4pm CET/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. 

Navigating the netherlands stories

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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