Citizenship education in The Netherlands


Within the themes mentioned above, Europe-related themes are discussed, like the following examples:




At the national level:


The Netherlands has an "Institution for the general public and politics"

( Everybody can obtain information there about political and European themes. Unfortunately, this only takes place on a voluntary basis.



In The Netherlands, political education is largely shaped by the teacher's personal interest, or that of the schools. In about 95% of the cases, the initiative to shape the course lies with the individual teacher.