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The Netherlands is renowned for having a strong, well-balanced education system. From age three or four, children go to primary school for eight years and then transfer to secondary school. There is a large variety of schools in Amsterdam: regular state schools, international schools, Montessori schools, religious schools… the possibilities are manifold, so parents can find exactly the right school for their children.

Tips on learning a language

Some people decide to learn a foreign language for practical reasons: they may be living in a country where that language is spoken, or planning to tr...

Learn Dutch

Learn to speak the local language with our guide to Dutch language courses in Amsterdam, finding a private tutor and official examinations.

American School of the Hague

The American School of the Hague (ages 0 to 18) offers an American-accredited curriculum, and a strong extra-curricular programme covering music, athl...