I am returning to the Netherlands

The Wereldschool facilitates the return to the Netherlands, offering the following services:

  • Advice about returning to standard Dutch education
    If you are returning to the Netherlands, we would be happy to help you find an appropriate school for you child. We will advise you about the type of education which fits your child best, make contacts with appropriate schools and assist you with the registration. If you so wish, we can conduct a meeting, together with you, with the new school.
  • Taking up additional subjects
    In secondary education in the Netherlands, you might find that there are subjects which were not available to your child at their school abroad, or which they might have taken up at a lower level. In this case, it is advisable to take up these subjects through the Wereldschool, in order to work towards a level appropriate for a return to standard Dutch education.
  • Level testing
    We can also test your child, so that they enter the correct grade or type of education appropriate to their specific potential.
  • Relocation training
    Returning to the Netherlands or Belgium is definitely not easy, and re-integration is certainly not just picking up your ‘old life’. Society has most likely changed, the children have gotten older and memories might differ from reality. After you have lived abroad, and upon your return to the Netherlands, you might find that you are bothered by certain issues, which you might have taken for granted before you left. The Wereldschool offers relocation training, in which your child is central. A professional childhood psychologist will guide the return to the Netherlands. After an initial intake, a coaching plan will be set up. If needed, we can also conduct cognitive or psychological testing.


Do you require our assistance in one of the aforementioned issues, or do you have any other questions regarding your return? Please feel free to contact us. We will answer any questions you have quickly, and might additionally assess your situation by using a simple intake form.