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Changes in higher education legislation

The cabinet has approved a Bill introduced by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, making changes to...

News item | 11-09-2015 | 15:00

Education professionals and government collaborate on Register of Teachers

New proposed legislation will make it mandatory for all teachers to be enrolled in the Register of Teachers, starting in 2017....

News item | 04-09-2015 | 16:35

Studying abroad to become more attractive

The government is removing a number of obstacles encountered by students who wish to study abroad. It has approved a Bill...

News item | 03-07-2015 | 10:44

New radio station licences – longer validity, fewer rules

Commercial radio stations need to be better able to respond to the rapidly evolving media market and the changing needs of...

News item | 26-06-2015 | 16:00

Distinction for top achievers at secondary school

Starting in the 2015-2016 school year, secondary school pupils in the Netherlands will be given a distinction ('judicium cum...

News item | 12-06-2015 | 18:54

Benelux countries agree on mutual recognition of higher education diplomas

Education minister Jet Bussemaker and her Benelux counterparts have approved a decision whereby Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees...

News item | 18-05-2015 | 00:00

Obstacles to studying abroad removed

Studying abroad will become more attractive. Dutch universities will be able to reduce or even waive tuition fees for students...

News item | 15-05-2015 | 00:00

Stricter naming rules for academic institutions

Under a bill submitted for online consultation by Minister of Education, Culture and Science Jet Bussemaker, institutions will...

News item | 01-05-2015 | 17:22

Eight innovations from scientific start-ups

Recycling 3D printing waste, vaccination plasters, energy-generating sun shades, live DNA images, IVF pregnancy tests,...

News item | 13-01-2015 | 11:00

Stakeholders help shape Heritage Bill

New legislation is to be introduced to better protect the Netherlands' heritage. The cabinet has approved the Heritage Bill as...

News item | 03-10-2014 | 15:31

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