ERIC Number: ED249893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Netherlands: A Study of the Educational System of the Netherlands and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students in Educational Institutions of the United States.
The educational system of the Netherlands is described, and placement recommendations concerning students who want to study in the United States are presented. After a consideration of the legal and financial bases of Dutch education and the country's educational structure, the various educational levels and types of schooling are discussed: preprimary, primary, and special education; secondary education; higher vocational education; teacher education; nursing education; university education; and international education. Guidelines are included on: stratification in Dutch education, Dutch credentials, examinations, grading practices, and conversion to U.S. units of credit. Placement recommendations are provided for each level/type of schooling. Appendices include a list of higher education institutions that offer programs recognized by the government as of 1983. In addition to the address, each institution is identified by educational sector and by the types of programs offered. Reproductions of sample transcripts, diplomas, and other credentials are also appended, along with a list of abbreviations and acronyms, a glossary, a list of references, and an index. (SW)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Admission, Degrees (Academic), Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Grading, Higher Education, International Education, International Educational Exchange, Nursing Education, Records (Forms), Student Placement, Study Abroad, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, One Dupont Circle, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: International Communications Agency, Washington, DC. Directorate for Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Foreign Educational Credentials; Netherlands
Note: World Education Series. Placement recommendations approved by the National Council on the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials. Some appendix material may be marginally legible due to small print. For other titles in this series, see HE 017 786.