Hospital admissions affect drop-out rate vwo pupilsArticles
Vwo (pre-university education) pupils who were admitted in hospital once or more run a greater risk to leave secondary education without a regular diploma than vwo pupils who were never admitted in hospital.Other...
More and more vwo pupils choosing nature subject clustersArticles
The proportion of pupils in pre-university education (vwo) choosing one of the two nature subject clusters has increased steadily. The nature subject clusters have been the most popular choice for a number...
Growing number of vmbo pupils move up to havoArticles
In recent years more graduated vmbo pupils move up to havo level (higher general secondary education). At the same time, the number of havo pupils advancing to vwo level (pre-university education) declined...
Number of primary school pupils drops sharply in LimburgArticles
The number of children enrolled in primary schools in the south of the Netherlands, especially in the province of Limburg, fell substantially between 2000/’01 and 2008/’09. This was partly the result of...
One in five schools have fewer than 100 pupilsArticles
In 2011/’12, there were nearly 7 thousand primary schools establishments in the Netherlands. One in five had fewer than 100 pupils. The number of small primary schools has grown somewhat in recent years.
Secondary school pupils earn extra income of 1,100 euro annuallyArticles
Shelf stacking, delivering newspapers and shop assistant are the most popular jobs secondary school pupils do next to their study.
Agricultural pupils in vmbo often switch sector when they move to mboArticles
One third of pupils in preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo) choose a different discipline when they move on to senior secondary vocational education (mbo). For vmbo pupils in agricultural...
Peer effects on educational attainmentFigures
Study of the effect of primary school peer compositions on pupils’ educational achievement in primary and secondary school.
More boys in special schoolsArticles
The number of pupils attending special needs schools in the Netherlands rose by 30 percent in the period 2003/’04 – 2011/’12. The increase mainly took place in secondary education.
Disregarding Cito advice often leads to switch to different level in second yearArticles
Nearly 13 percent of pupils who took the final primary education test (Cito test) in 2005 continue their education at a higher level in the so-called brugklas (which aims to bridge the gap between primary...
Children from one-parent families more likely to switch to lower school typeArticles
Eleven percent of pupils in the first year of one of the vocational tracks of preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo) who did not repeat a year had advanced to a higher type of education four...
Career choice in pre-vocational secondary education: economics popular among non-western groupsArticles
Private sector invests 1.7 billion euro in vocational educationArticles
In 2006, the public sector spent 1.7 billion euro (5 percent of total spending on education and 0.3 percent of the GDP) on apprenticeship training programmes and other combinations of education and learning...