The Dutch Way: reflections, lessons and future directions

Alma Harris, Michelle Jones

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"The Netherlands is by any standard a global success story. A nation without significant natural resources and where most people live below the sea level has been a beacon of human development, peace and social justice throughout the centuries. The Dutch Way brings a much awaited story about the role of schools, teachers and education in general to be read by international audiences. This book is a must-read for anyone seriously interested in understanding global education issues today and it is especially enlightening to those looking for alternative routes to excellence and equity in education. Written by leading scholars and educators this book provides a eyeopening narrative that should be also heard by politicians and decision makers as well."

- Pasi Sahlberg, author of Finnish Lessons 2.0: What can the world learn from educational change in Finland.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Dutch Way in Education:
Subtitle of host publicationTeach, Learn and Lead the Dutch Way
Place of PublicationNetherlands
PublisherDe Brink Foundation
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print) 978-9079336227, 907933622X
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2017
EventThe Dutch Way Book Launch: Launch with Minister of Education and Secretary Of State for Education, Netherlands - The Hague, Netherlands
Duration: 8 May 20178 May 2017


ConferenceThe Dutch Way Book Launch
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  • educational reform
  • educational change


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