Integration process is uphill struggleArticles
Young people with non-western background still lagging behind in socio-economic terms compared to their native Dutch counterpartsIn socio-economic terms.
Culture and society no longer most popular subject cluster among havo-4 girlsArticles
In 2007/’08, far fewer havo-4 girls (38 percent) opted for the Culture and society profile than in the preceding school years (more than 50 percent). The Economics and society profile is now favourite...
Leiden’s educational opportunities into clear focusArticles
The UDC Leiden studied how many children attending primary school and living in Leiden have an elevated risk of educational disadvantage.
The years of birth of students and their parents, 2003/'04 tot en met 2014/'15 (Dutch only)Figures
Custom made-tables on the years of birth and origin of students and their parents. Commissioned by: Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek.
Youngsters staying in school longerArticles
More and more students are staying in or returning to full-time education even when they are no longer obliged to. This is mainly the result of the popularity of higher education.
Revised statistics: investments in education higherArticles
After revision, the costs of education in the Netherlands amounted to 34 billion euro in 2006, an increase by 4 billion euro relative to the amount prior to the revision.
Art education for amateurs; teaching hours 1993-2007Figures
Biennial survey art training by number of staff, teaching hours, institutions, receipts and costs. by type of art training
One in eleven employees work flexible hoursArticles
In 2007, one in eleven (575 thousand) workers in the employed labour force worked flexible hours. The share of flex workers has risen since 2003 after years of decline, but the high level of the late 1990s...
One quarter of primary and special needs schools invest capitalArticles
One quarter of primary and special needs schools invested a total of nearly 0.5 billion euro in 2006. Most of this capital was invested in bonds.
9 percent of cannabis coffee shops in the vicinity of schoolsArticles
The coalition agreement stipulates that cannabis coffee shops must be located at a distance of at least 350 metres from the nearest school. Last year, 58 coffee shops in the Netherlands were located within...
Victims workplace aggression feel less healthyArticles
Victims of workplace aggression more often report a poor state of health than their colleagues who do not face aggression at work. They are also more dissatisfied with their job and are more often looking...
Substantial part of school drop-outs return to school after period of non-attendanceArticles
In school year 2009/’10, approximately 30 percent of pupils who had left school prematurely in 2004/’05 had returned to school or otherwise obtained a basic qualification.
EU target early school leavers within reach for the NetherlandsArticles
In 2008, more than 11 percent of pupils in the Netherlands left school prematurely, making it feasible for the Netherlands to comply with the target of 10 percent in 2010 set by the European Union (EU).