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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.

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.

Turkey and Syria Earthquake

Turkey and Syria Earthquake

New2NL strongly sympathizes with the people of Turkey and Syria after the devastating earthquake and subsequent aftershocks, which led to the deaths of already more than 10,000 innocent people.
We have made a donation to Giro 555.

WEBINAR AMSTERDAM SECONDARY SCHOOL LOTTERY

WEBINAR AMSTERDAM SECONDARY SCHOOL LOTTERY

Is your child in group 8 in Amsterdam this year? Then you are undoubtedly very busy researching into secondary schools now. This webinar will help you through this (rather complicated) lottery process.

New procedures for secondary school advice

New procedures for secondary school advice

IMPORTANT EDUCATION NEWS ON THE SECONDARY SCHOOL ADVICE.
A lot is going to change- for the better, if you ask me- regarding the transition from primary (basisschool) to secondary (middelbare) school. 

BEFORE 2022 ENDS

BEFORE 2022 ENDS

Before 2022 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 2022

Dutch Christmas & NYE Quiz 2022

Have you recently moved to the Netherlands?
How much do you already know about the Dutch Christmas & NYE celebrations?
Take the quiz now, and find out!

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).

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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.

WEBINAR AMSTERDAM SECONDARY SCHOOL LOTTERY

WEBINAR AMSTERDAM SECONDARY SCHOOL LOTTERY

Is your child in group 8 in Amsterdam this year? Then you are undoubtedly very busy researching into secondary schools now. This webinar will help you through this (rather complicated) lottery process.

BEFORE 2022 ENDS

BEFORE 2022 ENDS

Before 2022 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 2022

Dutch Christmas & NYE Quiz 2022

Have you recently moved to the Netherlands?
How much do you already know about the Dutch Christmas & NYE celebrations?
Take the quiz now, and find out!

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!

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?

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