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  1. Dutch Education system description at Eurypedia

    The education system in the Netherlands is decentralised. Until their fourth birthday, children can attend a day nursery or crèche. Playgroups cater for two to four-year-olds and fall under the responsibility of the local authorities. There are few preschool facilities for the under-fours. There are programmes for early childhood education, but these are aimed at two to five-year-olds at risk of educational disadvantage. Every child must attend school full-time from the age of five; however, nearly all children start going to school at the age of four. Primary education lasts eight years, after which, around the age of 12, pupils opt for one of three types of secondary education: pre-vocational secondary education (VMBO, which takes 4 years), senior general secondary education (HAVO, 5 years) or pre university education (VWO, 6 years). Most secondary schools are combined schools offering several types of secondary education so that pupils can transfer easily from one type to another. Young people aged 18 or over can take adult education courses or higher distance learning courses. ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Netherlands
  2. Uw Europa- Jeugd en onderwijs

    Uw Europa- Jeugd en onderwijs URL:  http://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/education/index_nl.htm Category: Moving to a country Location: Netherlands ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Netherlands
  3. Onderwijs en jeugdzaken in de EU

    Onderwijs en jeugdzaken in de EU URL:  http://europa.eu/eu-life/education-training/index_nl.htm Category: Moving to a country Location: Netherlands ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Netherlands
  4. Eurodesk in Netherlands

    Eurodesk is een Europees informatienetwerk voor jongeren tussen 15 en 25 jaar en voor mensen die met jongeren werken. Eurodesk is het startpunt naar informatie over school en studie, stages, uitwisselingen, vrijwilligerswerk en (vakantie)werk, wonen en reizen in Europa. ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Netherlands
  5. Euroguidance Netherlands

    The Euroguidance centre in The Netherlands intends to increase the competences of the counsellors within the International sector. In The Netherlands CINOP (Dutch centre for innovation in training) is the host organisation which co-ordinates and supports the Euroguidance centre. Together with the NUFFIC, the Dutch organisation for European Co-operation in Higher Education, CINOP forms the Leonardo da Vinci National Agency. ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Netherlands
  6. Eures Netherlands

    EURES helpt werkenden de grens over EURES (European Employment Services) is een samenwerkingsnetwerk dat het vrije verkeer van werknemers in de Europese Economische Ruimte, plus Zwitserland eenvoudiger wil maken. De arbeidsbureaus, de vakbonden en de werkgeversorganisaties maken als partners deel uit van het netwerk, dat gecoördineerd wordt door de Europese Commissie. ...

    Category: Moving to a country Location: Netherlands
  7. Nationaal Europass Centrum

    Are you looking for a job or a work placement, do you want to take training or gain experience abroad? Europass, an initiative of the European Commission, can help. Europass is a set of documents that you can use to show your skills and competences clearly and unambiguously. The basis of the Europass is the CV which you can supplement as you wish with documents relating to language skills, international work placements and qualifications. The result is a clear presentation which will certainly increase your chances in the labour market. ...

    Category: Contacts Location: Netherlands
  8. Guidance services the Netherlands

    In this section you will find more general guidance information when you want to move or study to the Netherlands. The main sources where the information on this section are derived from are: ind.nl/en The IND is the The Immigration and Naturalisation Service  of the Ministry of Secucity and Justice www.studyinholland.nlThe Study in Holland provides you with all information you might need when considering studying in the Netherlands It also includes the Grantfinder website www.grantfinder.nl in which you can find information on grants and scholarships and the Studyfinder www.studyfinder.nl for English language studies in the Netherlands.  www.duo.nl/particulieren/international-studentThis is the website of the Executive Agency of the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.  It is the main source for all practical questiin on student financing.  www.handicap-studie.nl/1_197_Studying_with_a_disability_in_the_Netherlands.aspxWebsite with information for students with a disability wanting to study in the Netherlands     ...

    Category: Guidance Services Location: Netherlands