Prevocational secondary educationOther
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 programme,...
Caribbean Netherlands; MBO students by level, sector and domainFigures
Prevocational secondary education, pupils Level, type of education, region
Includes general secondary and prevocational and vocational education (vmbo and mbo) and comparable older school types and comparable private education. MBO currently offers BOL and BBL tracks.
Secondary education (VO)Other
Collective term for the first year of high school, special secondary education, secondary general education (havo, vwo), and prevocational training (vmbo, lwoo).
General secondary educationOther
Term for various kinds of Dutch secondary school with a theoretical or predominantly theoretical content: vwo, havo, mavo (vmbo tracks theoretical and combined theoretical and prevocational programme)
Caribbean Netherlands; pupils in primary and secondary educationFigures
Participants Gender, chararcteristics, region
Learning support departmentOther
Education for pupils in lower secondary prevocational training (vmbo) who require remedial teaching or support in dealing with their behavioural or motivational problems to graduate. Students can study...
Figures on education levels of municipal residents. This pertains to the highest education level that has been attained.
Vocational training preparing for vocational training at the secondary level. It is a four-year course for students aged 12-16. In the fourth year, students can take exams at several levels.
Government; expenditure on education and student grants, loans since 1900Figures
Government expenditure on education Per education sector, on student grants, loans and allowance, % GDP
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Adult general secondary educationOther
Education for adults at the secondary level, provided since 1993 at the lower and higher secondary levels (mavo, havo and vwo) and also for Dutch as a second language for highly educated people.
Special secondary educationOther
In the period 1998-2002 the continuation of secondary education to children with learning difficulties and behavioural problems (VSO-LOM and VSO-MLK).
Education; education expenditure and CBS/OECD indicatorsFigures
Education expenditure and (inter)national indicators. Government, households, companies, foreign, per education sector, % GDP.
A diploma at the level of senior general secondary education (havo), pre-university education (vwo), or level-2 of senior secondary vocational education (mbo).
Adult and Vocational Education Act (WEB)Other
Dutch act that came into force on 1 January 1996, aiming to co-ordinate the various types of secondary vocational education, apprenticeship system, adult general secondary education, adult basic education,...
Secondary special educationOther
Until 1998 secondary education for children who require a special approach due to behavioural or learning difficulties or a physical disability.
Nursery school and primary educationOther
Education for children aged 4 to 12 after which they start secondary education. Until 1985 this was called pre-school and elementary school.
Secondary vocational educationOther
Secondary vocational training including the block or day release programmes introduced by the WEB (Adult and Vocational Education Act) as per 1 August 1998.
Nursery school and primary educationOther
Education for children aged 4 to 12 after which they start secondary education. Until 1985 this was called pre-school and elementary school. It includes special needs education.
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Schools providing primary and secondary education to children with learning difficulties and behavioural problems or children with physical or sensory disabilities or chronic illnesses.