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What is HAVO or VWO?

What is HAVO or VWO?

Senior general secondary education (HAVO) and pre university education (VWO) HAVO and VWO prepare pupils for higher professional education (HBO) and university studies, respectively. HAVO takes five years, while VWO takes six years.

What is VWO education level?

VWO (university preparatory education) The VWO is a six-year education stream with a focus on theoretical knowledge, that prepares students to follow a bachelor’s degree (WO) at a research university. Students study the VWO at schools known as atheneum and gymnasium and complete the stream around the age of 18.

What is the HAVO exam?

The national exam consists of a test with the same questions – or questions of an equivalent degree of difficulty – for all pupils and is assessed against national standards. It is taken at the time specified by the government, which is the same for all HAVO schools and all VWO schools respectively.

What is HAVO education level?

Senior general secondary education (HAVO) Lasts five years and is for pupils aged 12 to 17 years (average). HAVO provides pupils with a basic general education and prepares them for higher professional education. Pupils can also transfer to pre-university education (VWO).

Can you go to university with HAVO?

After passing your HAVO examination, you could study for a year at a HBO institution to obtain the HBO propaedeutic certificate. In principle, any HBO propaedeutic certificate gives access to university. Some Bachelor’s degree programmes have additional entry requirements.

What is the meaning of VMBO?

VMBO is a four-year programme offering theoretical and practical courses.

How educated are the Dutch?

The Netherlands is the third most educated country in the world, according to the World Economic Forum, which ranked countries as part of its Global Competitiveness Report recently. It is only surpassed by Singapore and Finland.

What is MBO in Netherlands?

Secondary vocational education and training, or VET (MBO in Dutch) prepares students for the professional practice or further study. This type of education follows on from VMBO. The duration of the MBO training will depend on the chosen level.

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