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Earlier examinations for gifted and talented pupils

It will soon be possible for secondary school pupils who perform extremely well in certain subjects to take their final exams...

News item | 03-10-2014 | 15:22

€ 5 million for international scholarship programme

It should be made more attractive for top students from abroad to study in the Netherlands. Conversely, talented Dutch students...

News item | 28-07-2014 | 10:58

Government gives go-ahead to teaching in foreign languages in primary school

The Cabinet has decided to give primary schools more scope to teach English, German or French intensively at an early age. From...

News item | 27-06-2014 | 16:01

Dutch show highest returns on EU research funding

Higher education, research institutions, and the business sector in the Netherlands managed to secure nearly €3.4 billion in...

News item | 19-06-2014 | 16:01

English to be sole language of instruction in St Eustatian schools

English is to become the sole language of instruction in all schools on St Eustatius. This is expected to improve educational...

News item | 19-06-2014 | 15:23

Bussemaker wants strong ties between international students and the Netherlands

News item | 25-11-2013 | 16:44

New law secures access to libraries

In response to a proposal by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, the cabinet has approved a bill...

News item | 06-09-2013 | 15:18

The Netherlands aims to attract more talent from abroad

The Netherlands must become a more attractive destination for talented foreign students, researchers and knowledge workers. In...

News item | 16-07-2013 | 09:03

Government wants to act faster on failing schools

The cabinet has decided to give seriously failing primary and secondary schools, assessed as such by the Education...

News item | 15-03-2013 | 19:00

Appeal for candidates for the Jos Brink Award 2013

Minister Bussemaker is appealing for candidates to be put forward for the 2013 Jos Brink Award and the Innovation Award for Gay...

News item | 02-01-2013 | 15:00

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