The government is satisfied with the effect of the millions of euros it has been spending on entrepreneurship in higher education since 2010.
Research universities and universities of applied sciences have to ensure that their students achieve a higher language level, according to the Council for the Dutch Language and Literature. They have just submitted a recommendation to Minister Bussemaker.
Students’ academic careers are more surprising and complex than originally believed, as was discovered by Ron Bormans from Trends in Rotterdam.
The Dutch would preferably not break into their savings to pay off a study debt, it appears from a questionnaire held by the Nibud. Most of them want to have a buffer to fall back on to.
Students today are demanding a greater say. For this, the law does not have to be changed immediately, says educational expert Peter Kwikkers.
As you might already know the Study finance system is changing from September on, the control and finance administration office has made an overview of the most important things you need to know.
European universities are concerned about international trade agreements between Europe, Canada and the United States. It is thought they would constitute a threat for higher education.
Students holding a job in a beach tent, café or restaurant should be better trained according to the FNV Horeca. The union was warning about a growth in the number of industrial accidents.
On Thursday April 23rd, the 11th annual conference of the Vereniging Hogescholen (Association of Colleges) takes place. The title is: “hbo@work, the labour market of the future”.
Last week minister Bussemaker held a debate in the Upper House on the new study finance system. She did some interesting rulings and commitments. Read them here (in Dutch).