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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.
Childcare benefits for over 1 million children
In 2021, childcare benefits were paid for over 1 million children. The number of children with parents receiving a childcare allowance has been rising since 2015, although growth has levelled off in...
More girls than boys exceeding expected school level
In 2017/’18, more girls than boys in the third year of secondary education were studying at a higher level than recommended by their primary school. This applied to all students who did not fall...
Nursery school and primary education
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.
Child care before and after school
Provision for care for children aged 4-12 who are in school. These facilities are only open before and after school and during the lunch break. They are often open on Wednesday afternoons and during...
Proximity to facilities; distances by car, sub-municipal data 2021
Distances to and number of facilities: healthcare, retail, leisure, schools and culture per municipality, district and neighbourhood
What is synthetic data?
Synthetic data simulate characteristics of the relationships between people and objects (e.g. a school or a neighbourhood) so that a real-life situation can be reconstructed without identifying the...
International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED)
An international multi-dimensional classification of education of UNESCO recommended by the United Nations. It divides education into the characteristics of level and sequencing of the program,...
General secondary education
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)