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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

Bussemaker international students nuffic

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 that ...

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 Inspectorate, ...

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

International theme for Gay Pride government boat

Once again, the government will be taking part in the Canal Parade flotilla at the Gay Pride festival in Amsterdam. This summer, ...

News item | 25-07-2012 | 10:27

Johannes Vermeer Award 2012 for Marlene Dumas

The Dutch state prize for the arts, the Johannes Vermeer Award 2012, has been awarded to artist Marlene Dumas. 

News item | 14-06-2012 | 17:04

State Secretary Zijlstra aims to hold on to foreign students

It should be more attractive for foreign students to remain in the Netherlands after they graduate. The national treasury will ...

News item | 16-05-2012 | 15:57

Big turnout for Dutch UN meeting on rights of lesbians and transgenders

There was a full house on Wednesday February 29 at the Ford Foundation building in New York, where the Netherlands had organized ...

News item | 02-03-2012 | 17:28