The Netherlands has gained a new ambassador for internationalism in higher education with the appointment of Ingrid van Engelshoven as the new Dutch minister of higher education, culture and sc
ministry of education
Important step towards more transparency will bring benefits to Wittenborg and its students.
‘To be or not to be’ – when is a university not a university? – A question that Wittenborg asked itself a year ago, when Dutch Minister of Education Jet Bussemaker announced a proposed change to the law that governs higher education in the Neth
A University of Applied Sciences is a University? Of course it is!
Private universities of applied science, like Wittenborg, received prais
Speaking to management and students at the Wittenborg campus today, Minister Jet Buss
A clause in the Netherlands Act of Higher Education that requires institutions of higher education to submit yearly reports on their activities and results to the minister is to be enforced as from 2013, after having been surprisingly ignored by government for many years. This means that institutes will have to submit yearly data on all their programmes, and not just at the moment of accreditation, every six years.
In 2009 the Dutch government’s education inspection warned against so-called “diploma mills” and started the implementation of a diploma register, with a view to the registration of all degree’s issued in the Netherlands under the Act of Higher Educati