Police has arrested a 33-year old woman for assaulting a teacher at a primary school in Zwolle.
A 41-year-old teacher of a primary school in Ell, Limburg, has been fired after being arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography, NOS reports.
Radicalization should be addressed in schools, State Secretary of Education Sander Dekker told Parliament Thursday. He made the declaration in his biennial safety monitoring report to the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament.
No major incidents were reported during New Year's night. The police reports that there were some disturbances in which the mobile unit was deployed. The mobile unit was deployed in Nijmegen, Utrecht and Culemborg. Several people were also injured and there were several fires.
According to Minister of Education Jet Bussemaker, there will be a significant shortage of teachers in the coming years, even though new teachers are now struggling to get work in education.
Segregation in primary schools in the Netherlands has decreased lightly, according to research from Forum, the institute for multicultural questions, under 36 of the Netherlands' biggest municipalities, Trouw reports.
Since 2003, the number of male educators in primary school has declined from 22.8 percent to 15.5 percent in 2012. The union for education-sector employers, CNV Onderwijs, finds this a disturbing set of figures, and is going to propose improvements.