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  • History - Written on the Walls

    10 Sep 2013 | Christine Fischer

    Lifestyle

    One can wander around much of Holland and forget they are in a place adorned in visual history; including the history of the African Diaspora. One can review the archives for the statistics of the era but neither charts nor graphs can capture the full magnitude of the traumatic events of that time; thus, narratives are crucial as they inform the public of personal, familial, local, national, and international meanings associated with the historical numbers logged into books.

     
  • App Talk Autumn

    10 Sep 2013 | The App Train

    Reviews

    This edition focuses on our visual learners and children with special needs. As a parent of an autistic child, this is a particularly personal issue to me, and these little folks need more support in their daily lives than others.

     
  • Modern Migration Policy Act “MOMI”

    6 Sep 2013 | GMW Lawyers

    Legal matters

    On the 1st of June, 2013, the new Modern Migration Policy Act came into force, changing the immigration procedures for regular purposes such as employment, study and family reunification. This new law aims to simplify immigration procedures to strengthen the Dutch economy and make the knowledge industry more competitive.

     
  • Calling out to all The Hague, get a little help from PEP

    6 Sep 2013 | City of The Hague

    Government support

    Are you an organisation in The Hague that offers volunteering roles but may struggle at times to find people willing to help out? If this sounds like you then support is close at hand.

     
  • Anna's New Room - book review

    5 Sep 2013 | ACCESS

    Reviews

    Anna’s new room is a fiction book about Anna, an 11-year-old girl who has moved from England to the Netherlands with her parents. Karen Gilmour is a first time author. Being a teacher who has lived and worked abroad for over 25 years, she has seen how transition can be difficult for kids to handle. 

     

     
  • For the love of language - BSN Language School - Dutch and English

    1 Aug 2013 | British School in the Netherlands

    Learning Dutch

    The BSN Language Centre is the specialist in the Hague area for Dutch and English language training for the local & international community of the Hague. Courses are suitable for beginners to more advanced linguists of all ages and are taught by native-speaker teachers who really understand your language learning needs. We have been successful in meeting customers' needs at all levels and interests for language learning for nearly 30 years!

     
  • Healthcare: Demystifying myths, managing expectations

    1 Jul 2013 | Deborah Valentine

    First appeared in THEXPAT Journal Summer 2013 Publication

     
  • App Talk Summer

    25 Jun 2013 | The App Train

    Reviews

    To stimulate their imaginations and prep the kids for their vacations in Greece, Turkey, Italy, India, China and anywhere else where ancient ruins and artifacts are on the agenda, we are going to look at mythology in a fun, modern new light. Here are a few great apps for kids on myths of the world.

     
  • World Class The Hague

    25 Jun 2013 | Roy Lie A Tjam

    The Community

    Launching the World Class The Hague event recently in the Hague, Mayor Jozias van Aartsen asked  ‘How do we create a better world?’ The guest speakers at the second World Class event, Dr. Abiodun Williams (President of The Hague Institute for Global Justice) and Professor Sherry Mueller (The American University in Washington D.C.) addressed this important question.

     
  • Fun with water

    12 Jun 2013 | ACCESS

    Lifestyle

    The Netherlands is famed for its abundance of water. Its history, economy and landscape have always been linked with it. The Dutch are not only adept at water management, they also know how to enjoy themselves on the water in their spare time.

     

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