The Dutch education system and the skills of the Dutch population are very strong overall. But there are concerns that too many people in the Netherlands are not developing the “right” skills to succeed or taking sufficient responsibility for maintaining and further developing their skills in adulthood.
Vocational education and training (VET) programmes are facing rapid change and intensifying challenges. How can employers and unions be engaged? How can workbased learning be used? How can teachers and trainers be effectively prepared? How should postsecondary programmes be structured? This country report on the Netherlands looks at these and other questions.
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Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD’s vehicle to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions.
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The Self-evaluation report for the City of Rotterdam, Netherlands was prepared by Economic Development Board Rotterdam (EDBR), as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
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The Self-evaluation report for the City of Amsterdam, Netherlands was prepared by SEO Economisch Onderzoek in collaboration with a number of higher education institutions in the city, as an input to the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development.
This report includes an overview of the Netherlands' tertiary education system; an account of trends and developments; an analysis of the strengths and challenges in tertiary education in the Netherlands; and recommendations for future policy development.
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This paper gives an update of the Country Background Report of the Netherlands that was prepared in the framework of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.
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This Country Note on the Netherlands forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of social and economic objectives of countries.
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This Country Background Report for the Netherlands was prepared for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as an input to the OECD Thematic review of Tertiary Education.