Ambassadors for Change

How It All Began The Stories that Move project, an anti-discrimination campaign and curriculum created by the Anne Frank Foundation in cooperation with ISA, has proven to be a mark of true innovation in education. A free, online tool and curriculum available in seven languages, Stories that Move is available for any person or organisation … Continued

ISUtrecht’s Involving Students in the New Campus

Students, staff and parents of the International School Utrecht are very pleased with the design of the new campus that will be located at Utrecht Science Park. It will be an organic, green building where the school community can learn, meet and make new connections.   It’s always been important to the ISUtrecht community to … Continued


Humania: About Head, Heart and Body Have you ever rolled through a hugging machine? French kissed with giant tongues? Or used an aging machine to see what you will look like in 20 years’ time? In the brand-new Humania exhibition at NEMO in Amsterdam, you can discover how your own head, heart and body work … Continued

Helpling – Household Help Is But One Click Away

If you have come to live here and find yourself on the road or in the office all day – or if the thought of tackling those heaps of dust, cobwebs, mud tracks or sticky stove tops gives you a headache – then the time has come to find someone to help you with your … Continued

How Can ‘Significant Others’ Land Successfully?

Indeed. A crucial question for anyone who accompanies, or joins, someone on a relocation anywhere. We, at ACCESS in the Netherlands, want to draw attention to the efforts of our Patron, TU Delft’s Dual Career Services. We have known for quite some time that they were on the right path – and the feedback from … Continued

Learning With Head, Heart and Hands

The Hague has been home to a Dutch Waldorf school for over 90 years. Since 2018, it also boasts an international, English-language one, aimed at children of kindergarten and primary-school age. Based on Steiner’s principles, the school offers children a balanced education, combining social, personal and cognitive development in equal measure. The International Waldorf School was … Continued

Interior Decorating: From the First Moment of Magic to the Last Drop of Reality

One of the joys of moving to a new country is the opportunity to create a new home from scratch. All those times you’ve dreamed about creating your perfect home… Well, now is your chance. Of course, you don’t have to actually move in order to change the look of your home. Perhaps you’re just … Continued

Banking in the Netherlands

The BSN, the Burgerservicenummer or Citizen Service Number, is a unique personal number that everyone in the Netherlands must have. It is something like what in other countries is referred to as a Social Security Number, Citizen Service Number, or Social Fiscal Number. Launched by the government in 2007 to streamline communication between Dutch residents … Continued

The Future Looks Bright for International School Delft

By Jaap Mos Since the successful launch of the Primary school in 2014 on the TU campus, International School Delft (ISD) has entered a new phase in its development with the opening of a secondary school campus in 2019. With this addition, ISD is under way to becoming one of the few schools in the … Continued

Making the Difference: Multiculturalism that Matters

By Paul Michael   Let’s play a game. I’ll give you the name of a country, and you have to tell me something about its culture. Only, there’s one rule; you can’t refer to any of the ‘six fs’: food, flags, festivals, fashion, and famous people or places. So, no Eiffel Tower, frogs’ legs or … Continued

Is the International Baccalaureate Right for Your Child?

Choosing the right curriculum for your child can be quite a challenge. In this article, Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam offers a quick guide to the International Baccalaureate to help you decide if it is the right choice for your child, particularly as they enter their very important pre-university years of 16, 17 and 18. … Continued

Manage Your Gas and Electricity Supply with Ampeer

Moving to another country can be stressful and time-consuming and the last thing you want to have to worry about is whether your house will have power. Ampeer is a service provider specialised in energy-related services for expats that helps internationals manage their gas and electricity supply, no matter where they settle in the Netherlands. … Continued