Introduction to the Dutch Education System
Would you like to know more about the Dutch education system, your students’ academic backgrounds and the Dutch grading system?
Both secondary and tertiary education consists of different types of schools catering to the specific skills, level, and needs of their students. Students' trajectories may also vary as they are able to switch between schools depending on their progress and pursuits. Besides that, the assessment and grading standards at Dutch universities can differ from other countries’ grading culture. After this course you will have a better understanding of the Dutch education system and be able to better tailor your classes to your students' needs.
Wednesday August 25th from 09.00-12.30
|Target group||University teachers new to the Dutch educational system|
|Study load||3,5 hours|
After successful completion of this module you are able to:
- describe the main characteristics of the Dutch education system related to primary, secondary and tertiary schools;
- compare the UG's grading system with grading systems of other countries;
- explain how the grading and assessment culture in the Netherlands reflects on your teaching activities;
- link (international) students' academic backgrounds to their study expectations and habits.
|Last modified:||19 July 2021 2.09 p.m.|