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Farewell chairman Joris van Bergen and welcome new chairman – Rullmann & Van Bergen

By Monique Leegte  An interview with the new (Paul Rullmann) and departing chairman (Joris van Bergen) of the National Commission Code of Conduct Higher Education. At various moments and on digital screens, both gentlemen tell about their former and new roles and their future ideas. Rullmann: ‘Just setting up everything, yes, this should work.’ After […]

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Recently published research reports: Students below 18 and justifiable causes

Research relating to international students below 18 At the end of last year, the National Commission (NC) put out a digital survey to all educational institutions included in the register of the Code of Conduct regarding international students below 18. Each year, several international students, some of whom turn 18 soon after the start of […]

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Annual report 2020 LC

In the Annual Report the National Commission reports about her activities of the previous year and the most important developments. You can read about the changes that were made in the register as well. You can find the Annual Report 2020 here.

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Update evaluation Code of Conduct in Higher Education

Behind the scenes the involved parties have been working hard on the evaluation of the Code of Conduct. The institutions are informed, and the National Commission (NC) has written an article about the evaluation procedure for the newsletter. Furthermore the working group, consisting of representatives of the NRTO, VH, VSNU and the NC’s office – […]

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Evaluation of the Code of Conduct in Higher Education

We had originally planned to start evaluating the Code of Conduct in March 2020. The procedure for this had been established and the letter to inform the educational institutions and government and other stakeholders was ready to be sent. But then coronavirus reared its head in the Netherlands and the Commission felt it was inappropriate […]

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Higher education during Corona: experiences of students and a member of the commission

What’s it like for international students to study at a Dutch educational institution during coronavirus? What challenges do they face? And how does one of the Commission members deal with working from home or from his almost deserted institution? In this article international students Harsha Ramesh, Niamh Mitchell and Anna Balbilua share their experiences. They all […]

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Recently published research reports: Periodic survey into the provision of information and Preparatory year

Periodic survey into the provision of information Every year, the Commission carries out a survey into the provision of information on the websites of a number of educational institutions. That might include the provision of information on topics such as the range of programmes and the accreditation of the teaching programmes, student housing, the internal […]

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The new Commission member, Karen Penninga, introduces herself

Working as I have for a private educational institution with students from over a hundred different countries and staff from thirty different countries, I have been in a culturally diverse environment on a daily basis for almost sixteen years. Both international students and highly skilled migrants are faced with a dynamic challenge – to integrate […]

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