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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...
International education predominantly funded with parental contributionsArticles
International education in the Netherlands is much more expensive than regular education and is largely funded with parental contributions.
About a quarter of pupils who leave school without a diploma returned to school in later years; some of them will therefore attain a basic qualification as yet.
Economics most popular sector for vmbo studentsArticles
Until 2007/’08, students in preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo) could choose one of the four discipline sectors agriculture, health, personal care and welfare, economics, or technology. Since...
Nine in ten Dutch live within a 5 km radius from a secondary schoolArticles
The average distance for Dutch residents to the nearest secondary school is 2.4 km. Nine in ten residents have at least one school within a 5 km radius.
More exam candidates, lower havo and vwo pass ratesArticles
The proportion of pupils in secondary education who opt for higher general secondary education (havo) or pre-university education (vwo) is growing.