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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!

Last corona measures have been lifted

Last corona measures have been lifted

Maybe you had already noticed it..
From today, the last corona measures have been lifted.
No more compulsory face masks in public transport and no more testing before going to big events.
What a relief!

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.

To do before 2021 ends

To do before 2021 ends

Before 2021 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 relevant tips & tricks.
I have also included a Covid update.
Better news will hopefully follow soon.

Upcoming Events

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.

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!

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.

WEBINAR SECONDARY SCHOOLS – AMSTERDAM

WEBINAR SECONDARY SCHOOLS – AMSTERDAM

Is your child in group 8 of primary school?
During this webinar on secondary schools, Annebet van Mameren from New2NL will explain you how the application policy in Amsterdam works.

Fall 2021 Virtual Expat Family Market

Fall 2021 Virtual Expat Family Market

This year, the Virtual Market consists of multiple online elements, starting with the Online Business Directory on the Expat Family Market website.
Followed by live chats with local experts on Instagram.

Summer vacation coming up

Summer vacation coming up

The summer vacation for the Dutch schools in the Amsterdam region (Northern part of the Netherlands) is coming up.
From July 10th to August 22nd, the schools are closed. The first day of school is on August 23rd.

FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT ABOUT MOVING TO THE NETHERLANDS

FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT ABOUT MOVING TO THE NETHERLANDS

FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT ABOUT MOVING TO THE NETHERLANDS
Will you move to the Netherlands this summer? We can imagine you still have tons of questions. There is so much to think of! House, school, taxes, new career, learning Dutch…. Where to start?

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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