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Block or day release programmes
One of the two tracks in secondary vocational training introduced by the WEB (Adult and Vocational Education Act). In this track students spend 60 percent of their time of practical training within a...
Green Deal: CBS working with partners for sustainable development data
Across the world, there is an increasing need for information on climate change and energy transition, environmental quality and circularity, and nature and biodiversity.
A Person Network of the Netherlands
As part of its research programme Statistics Netherlands has derived a network of the entire Dutch population. This paper describes the methods used to derive the network and will give an overview of...
How the mathematics of complex systems contributes to statistics
On Wednesday 20 October 2021, Professor Frank Pijpers gave his inaugural lecture on Empirical explorations of a complex society at the University of Amsterdam.
Education provided by universities and similar private institutions (KIM, KMA, private institutions providing masters degrees) aiming at bachelors, masters or PhD degrees and university-level second...
Young people relatively often choose secondary vocational education
After secondary education, young people up to the age of 25 are more likely to attend secondary vocational education (MBO) than higher vocational education (HBO) or university (WO).
Call for fair, trustworthy AI in the public sphere
Governments are using artificial intelligence (AI) on an ever-increasing scale and for diverse purposes, from streamlining traffic flows to tackling complex social challenges such as the energy...
Most common route to master's degree costs 148 thousand euros
The route most students take at university to get their master’s degree cost 148 thousand euros in 2012. This is the standard route including failing classes and delays. The shortest possible route...
Prevocational secondary education
Prevocational training preparing for vocational training at the secondary level. It is a four-year course with four tracks, each with a fixed curriculum and set final exams: VMBO theoretical...