universities

Lecture Hall
May 26 '17 14:25

Education organization BON thinks that Dutch universities and colleges offer too many courses in English instead of Dutch to attract foreign students, instead of focusing on whether the switch to English will improve the course. The organization is threatening a lawsuit against the universities and colleges if the new government doesn't implement stricter rules for tertiary institutions in their government agreement, AD reports. 

Pearlstudents
Oct 25 '16 12:47

An increasing number of students are in need of psychological help, but student psychologists are scarce at a number of higher education institutions, according to a study into the avilability and accessibility of student psychologists in higher education. The study was performed by student organization ISO and the Dutch institute for psychologists NIP, Metro reports.

Pearlstudents
Oct 24 '16 11:30

An increasing number of students are in need of psychological help, but student psychologists are scarce at a number of higher education institutions, according to a study into the avilability and accessibility of student psychologists in higher education. The study was performed by student organization ISO and the Dutch institute for psychologists NIP, Metro reports.

Lecture Hall
Sep 28 '16 11:50

The Dutch government is investing 30 million euros into preventing dropouts and wrong study choices in universities, colleges and vocational schools. The money is intended for high schools to better guide their student in their choice of study and the jobs they hope to have when they're done.

Lecture Hall
Sep 6 '16 12:10

Most of the Netherlands' universities dropped in this year's international rankings of the 916 top universities by QS. Last year there were five Dutch universities in the top 100, this year there are only two.

Lecture Hall
Sep 5 '16 09:15

About a third of Dutch university lecturers are unqualified, according to a study done by the intercity student consultation ISO

Pearlstudents
Aug 26 '16 08:07

This year the majority of all Netherlands university programs is taught fully in English, according to a survey by the Volkskrant. Currently 60 percent of the 1,632 courses in 13 universities in the country are taught in English.

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May 24 '16 12:40

College students with a study delay get much less financial support than university students in the Netherlands, according to a study from the national students union LSVb

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May 12 '16 13:00

Developmental aid organization Oxfam Novib thinks that tax advisers are too involved with academia and politics in the Netherlands and play too big a part in policy making

Lecture Hall
Apr 21 '16 10:33

PhD candidates tasked with giving lectures are often unprepared to do so due to a lack of training and guidance, according to a survey done by PhD Network Netherlands (PNN) and intercity student association ISO

Pearlstudents
Apr 11 '16 10:28

Higher education institutions often give prospective students too positive or even inaccurate information about the job prospects awaiting them following the completion of a study program, according to a study done by intercity student association ISO

Pearlstudents
Mar 22 '16 07:59

The VVD wants to get rid of university and college study programs that have little prospect of employment. The party wants all courses to be assessed on usefulness and necessity once very few years, parliamentarian Pieter Duisenberg said

Pearlstudents
Mar 15 '16 11:00

Publishers of educational materials Keuzegids and Decaan.net are calling on higher education institutions to be more honest and transparent in information provided to prospective students

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Mar 8 '16 13:45

The hectic morning rush hour expected due to thousand of students protesting against NS on Tuesday, did not actually realize. All stations and trains were relatively quiet. NS calls it a regular Tuesday morning rush hour.

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Mar 8 '16 07:46

Train passengers can expect overflowing trains during rush hour this morning. Thousands of students will be using the rail transport in protest against NS' plan to ask universities and colleges to change their lesson schedules so students can travel outside rush hour. They hope that this will relieve some pressure on overcrowded trains.

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Mar 7 '16 08:57

Some 27 thousand students are ready to descent on NS trains during morning rush hour on Tuesday, according to the Facebook page for the protest. This is in protest against NS' plan to have students travel outside rush hours by changing their class schedules. In this way NS hopes to relieve some pressure on overcrowded trains.

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Mar 4 '16 12:43

Some 16 thousand students plan to get on a train during rush hour on Tuesday, in protest against NS' plan to have students use the railway outside rush hour by adjusting their study schedules. This is in attempt to relieve pressure on overcrowded trains.

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Mar 2 '16 11:01

NS wants Dutch universities to adapt their schedules so that students can travel outside rush hour. This should help relieve the pressure on overcrowded trains. And according to NS CEO Roger van Boxtel, many universities are willing to be flexible about this.

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Jan 21 '16 11:39

Students, lecturers and parents are getting more influence on their own school or university in Education Minister Jet Bussemaker's new law that is being handled in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament, on Thursday

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Jan 12 '16 10:29

Taking a gap year immediately after the final exams was a less popular choice among newly graduated high school students in 2014-2015, according to Statistics Netherlands on Tuesday. The statistics office attributes this to the student grant being abolished and replaced with a loan system last summer.

Lecture Hall
Dec 9 '15 11:40

Some English-languaged lectures at Dutch universities and colleges are given in such bad English that the students have a hard time following what's going on, according to a study done by student union LSVb. A massive 57 percent of the 269 surveyed students indicated that their lecturer's English is substandard and that they would have gained more knowledge if the lecture was just given in Dutch.

Teacher
Nov 12 '15 13:35

In what seems to be an effort to circumvent the Work and Security Act, Dutch universities are appointing lecturers with a combination of a small permanent contract and flexible contracts

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Jul 7 '15 08:38

The bulk of the money saved by abolishing the basic study grant and introducing the loan system for students, will be used to hire more lecturers at universities and colleges. This would reduce the class sizes and give students a more personal, one on one experience.

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Jun 16 '15 13:45

Board members of major universities often spend more money than allowed on expenses, while sidestepping many rules meant to prevent fraud, reports RTL Nieuws. Travel expenses were frequently cited as a major source of spending beyond limits.

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