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Finally back to school: ‘corona proof’

High schools have started again. 'Although it still feels a bit awkward.'  For example at the Frits Philips school on Tuesday morning. There the pupils...
Online schooling, child

Sudden lockdown blindsides schools

The plans were in place. It was, after all, not the first time primary schools in the region have had to switch to digital...
Schools, child care, catering close down

Coronavirus update: schools and more closed

More and more measures are being taken in the Netherlands' fight against the coronavirus.  The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) reported...

Friemel en Frutsel Dagen: ‘It was nagging for volunteers’

We have again the 'Friemel en Frutsel Dagen' (arts and crafts days) in Mierlo, but they were close to cancelling the event due to...

Thousands of kids not back at school for fear of COVID-19

At 90% of Dutch primary schools, some children have stayed at home since the reopening. This is according to a survey conducted by the...

Efteling’s open again!

Efteling opened its doors to the public on Wednesday after a two-month closure. The amusement park in Kaatsheuvel closed on 14 March to prevent...
child poverty

5,600 children in poverty; municipality and institutions struggle with policy

At the end of 2020, a letter from the Municipal Executive Board on combating child poverty in the city was published. The Board was...

Getting a dancing start to the national school breakfast

The national school breakfast initiative is in full swing this week. An estimated half a million children will be enjoying breakfast together at school....

Autistic people wait longer for help here

Average waiting times for people with autism to receive proper care are longer in Southeast Brabant than in the rest of the Netherlands. This...
kids jumping

Kids, teens summer holiday camps

Summer holidays are just a few months away. And, this year, more than ever, kids are chomping at the bit for something to do. And,...

How bilingual children’s languages influence each other

Living in a modern globalised world, we face many challenges and try to get solutions.  On that note, we wonder how bilingual children's languages...

Raising trilingual children

Park Hilaria, fair, crowd

Park Hilaria to return