Exchange…

Last Friday, a few students of Fiolet gave a MASTERCLASS to students of the OSG. The OSG students (12-13 years) really enjoyed it: learning to write Arabic and Chinese words… hearing music from an unknown instrument… and listening to stories about other cultures… Thanks to Mira, Lin and Nikki (from 5 VWO) who organized this…

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Special meeting

Students of Fiolet Purmerend visited the ‘Jan van Egmond’ secondary school. First year pupils asked our students about their motives to come to the Netherlands, what they think about Dutch society … and their present perception of safety. It was a special meeting between pupils (at the age of 12 and 13 years old) and…

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New exam

The Civic Integration Exam is enhanced with a new component: Orientation on the Dutch Labor Market.  Anyone who is required to do an integration course after January the first 2015, must take an exam for this new component. At Fiolet Taaltrainingen the first groups of students already attend lessons Orientation on the Dutch Labor Market. They…

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Literacy Week

This week it’s the Literacy Week in the Netherlands. During this week a lot of attention is given to all people who (still) cannot read and write properly. (Because of different reasons, also many Dutch people have difficulties with reading and writing!) There are various activities in the country … Yesterday a group of students in…

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Alderman visits lesson

During the Literacy Week (7-11 September), Library Waterland and Fiolet Taaltrainingen work together. Every afternoon, a group of students get an integration lesson in the Purmerend library. During one of these lessons alderman Edwin Voorbij (D66) will visit a group. The alderman want to meet new residents and want to be informed about the methods of learning Dutch.

‘Treasure hunt’

Because of the high temperatures in the classrooms our students went outside to undertake a ‘treasure hunt’, organized by Fleur. The students got simple and more difficult tasks and learned this way about their new residence Purmerend. Some students lost their way … but luckily they found their way back to fiolet.