The International School Groningen aims to provide a top-quality individualised education through internationally recognised curricula to young people between the age of 11 and 18. The school stimulates academic success, supporting its students to become lifelong learners, building on the skills and qualities of the International Baccalaureate programmes.
There are various opportunities to pursue continuing education as an adult in the Netherlands.
Open Universiteit Nederland (Groningen, Emmen, Leeuwarden) is an independent, government-funded institution for distance learning at university level, making higher education accessible to anyone, regardless of formal qualifications.
De Volksuniversiteit (Emmen, Groningen, Hoogeveen, Leeuwarden, Meppel), which means folk university in Dutch, is an institution for non-formal adult education. The course programs are open to everyone without regard to prior training, age or background. They offer a wide variety of courses, including languages, creativity, communication, computer skills, food, art and culture. For many courses, basic Dutch knowledge is needed, but there are also some courses for non-Dutch speakers offered in English.
Adult vocational education
The vast majority of MBO (middelbaar beroepsonderwijs) programmes in the northern region offer intermediate vocational education, which includes a wide range of adult education courses, but they are primarily in Dutch.
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The GSV is a regional primary school with a Bilingual and an International Department. In our Bilingual Department we provide lessons in both English and Dutch, while in our International Department the children are taught in English. The GSV is a private, non-denominational school located in Groningen-South in the neighbourhood Helpman with the International department […]