CNV Education

Rudolf Steinerschool in Haarlem
Apr 5 '19 13:55

A lack of available primary school teachers forced the Rudolf Steinerschool in Haarlem to put an early end to its Group 7 class on Thursday. The students from the Waldorf-style education program will be redistributed among similar schools in Haarlem, Hillegom, and Hoofddorp, up to 15 kilometers away.

"We've searched all over the country," said Lida Berkhout, the school's deputy director. "From Groningen to Brabant," she told the Volkskrant. 

School bags
Apr 10 '18 11:10

Parents who feel that their children received a too low advice on which level to continue secondary school, are increasingly having their children take an intelligence test to pressure primary schools into giving their children a higher advice, RTL Nieuws reports.

classroom
Oct 20 '17 12:00

The millions of euros the new government set aside for primary education in its government agreement, is not enough for primary school teachers. The majority of them want to plan another strike, according to a survey by general education union AOb, the biggest union in primary education in the Netherlands, RTL Nieuws reports.

classroom
Sep 6 '17 09:50

Primary school teachers across the Netherlands will strike on Thursday, October 5th in an attempt to push the government to increase their salaries, unions CNV Education and FNV announced. 

"Politicians really need to pay up, we want a fair salary and less work pressure in primary education", CNV Education chairman Loek Schueler said to news wire ANP. "The vague commitments politics made so far are insufficient for structurally better education."

Oct 21 '13 00:04

Many high schools and primary schools think they are unable to accommodate children with learning and behavioral problems, according to a study from union CNV Education and KRO Brandpunt, published on Sunday.

Sep 3 '13 04:49

In the coming years there is more room for young teachers, the workload for all teachers will be lower and there is an end to the baseline. It's all in the National Education Agreement which was signed Monday .

Aug 30 '13 07:49

The National Education Agreement is practically agreed upon, according to the chairman of CNV Education, Helen van den Berg on National Education Agreement, Thursday, after a consultation with Education Foundation chairman Jan van Zijl and the government. A few points are still under discussion, but the education parties expect to succeed together with the government on  Monday.

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