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Are you looking for information about homeschooling or home education in The Netherlands? Will you move here and would you like to continue homeschooling? You are welcome to join the English language mailinglist about home education in The Netherlands for contact, support and information. Basic information on Dutch law and home education can be found […]

Festive opening of ditisthuisonderwijs.nl with a home education flashmob

Festive opening of ditisthuisonderwijs.nl with a home education flashmob

On Friday, 22nd November 2013, a large group of home educators surprised the public with a flashmob. Parents and children put on a fantastic and colourful show. The flashmob served as the festive opening of the new website ditisthuisonderwijs.nl (This is Home Education). This website has been created by The Netherlands Association for Home Education […]

Press Release NVvTO: State Secretary Dekker’s Ban on Home Education is Behind the Times

The NVvTO (The Netherlands Association for Home Education) believes that the announcement by State Secretary Dekker that home education based on life philosophy should be banned is behind the times. “In these modern times, freedom of education and freedom of expression are accepted and respected values. An increasing number of parents, though small in number, […]

International petition: Stop the Ban on Home Education in The Netherlands

International petition: Stop the Ban on Home Education in The Netherlands

Please sign the petition ”Stop the Ban on Home Education in The Netherlands”. This petition calls for the preservation and strengthening of the legal basis for home education (Thuisonderwijs). Currently there is a proposed ban on home education in the Netherlands. The Dutch Home Education Association (NVvTO) is strongly opposed to this. The reasons for […]