Education

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Everyone has their own ideas about education. Education is something that’s close to you, when you have kids, even when you don’t work in this sector.

Payment issues, issues that regard the quality of education. These are just some examples to write about when it comes to education.

To the secondary school

To the secondary school

The past years weren’t easy. After a forced transfer to a school for children with special educational needs, it was sometimes hard. This transfer came with bullying and violence towards our oldest child. In the last year of primary school, parents are supposed to pick a school for their children. Going to the secondary school of choice isn’t something that is not self-evident when your child attends a school for children with educational needs.

His first school lecture

His first school lecture

Every day children around the world give lectures at school. This is normal. There’s nothing wrong with that, is there? This time it’s different. My son has atychiphobia, the fear of failing or performance anxiety. This is the story about a young boy, who fights a brave battle against this. Tomorrow it’s time for his first school lecture.
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Het past niet

It doesn’t “fit”

In The Netherlands, the government introduced a new system a few years ago that would help children with special needs to stay in a regular school. After this introduction, it should all become better. Unfortunately, it didn’t get better. It got worse. It doesn’t ‘fit’ refers to the slogan the Dutch government uses: “Passend Onderwijs.” It’s the same as Education that fits.
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