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Student organisations say they will take legal action against the simple ways to make money government if it presses ahead with plans to increase the simple ways to make money interest rate on student loans. The ISO and LSR student lobby groups have asked education simple ways to make money minister ingrid van engelshoven to withdraw the increase, saying it conflicts with an international treaty signed by the simple ways to make money netherlands which states higher education should be ‘gradually made free of charge’. The government wants to link the interest rate on student simple ways to make money loans to the official ten year interest rate on government simple ways to make money loans. This, campaigners say, will add some €5,500 to the average student debt if students take the simple ways to make money full 35 years to repay the money. The government scrapped student grants in 2015 and pledged at simple ways to make money the time the extra cash would be ploughed back into simple ways to make money education. It also said the debt would not have an impact simple ways to make money on mortgage applications. However, it has transpired since then that loans are being included simple ways to make money by banks on assessing mortgage applications and that the money simple ways to make money saved by scrapping grants has not yet fully been put simple ways to make money into higher education. ‘neither the qualify of education nor students will profit from simple ways to make money this interest rate increase,’ LSR chairwoman brechje keukens told broadcaster NOS. ‘it is illegal to boost the treasury with students’ money.’ the senate is due to debate the interest rate increase simple ways to make money on may 28. More >

One in five former students are defaulting on paying back simple ways to make money their student loans, broadcaster NOS said on wednesday, based on its own research. This means there has been little change since 2014/15 when NOS carried out similar research in the run-up to the abolition of student grants. A former student is classed as defaulting if they have simple ways to make money missed three payments and owe the agency at at least simple ways to make money €270, NOS said. In addition, student grant agency DUO does not have current contact details simple ways to make money for almost 20,000 former students, which means it cannot collect some €76m in outstanding debts, NOS said. In 2015, 22,000 former students were ‘missing’. The total amount of money owned by former dutch students simple ways to make money through the student loan system reached €11.2bn last year. The netherlands abolished student grants in 2015 and since then simple ways to make money all students, apart from the very poorest, have been able to borrow up to around €1,000 a month to fund their studies. Research by family spending institute nibud in 2017 showed that simple ways to make money seven in 10 students have a debt when they finish simple ways to make money their degrees. The average debt is around €20,000. More >

Intimidation, bullying and ‘scientific sabotage’ are common among staff at dutch universities and colleges, according to two separate reports, both published on monday. The first, by researchers at radboud university on behalf of the national simple ways to make money network of women professors (LNVH), is based on the experiences of 53 women in academic simple ways to make money university roles and looks at six types of harassment, ranging from physical and sexual threats academic sabotage – whereby women were not given due credit for their work. Many of the women in the survey were unsure if simple ways to make money the treatment they received could be counted as harassment, the report said. ‘harassment in academia seldom manifests itself as a single, isolated incident. Research participants hardly ever reported about one single remark, one single touch, or one single gesture. Rather, the harassment they experienced was structural and lasted for months, years or even decades,’ the report said. The second report, by trade unions FNV and VAWO, is based on interviews with 1,110 university staff members, around one third of whom were support staff. That report found bullying, exclusion, sexual intimidation and power abuse are common throughout the country’s 13 universities. Research staff were more likely to face problems than administrative simple ways to make money workers. In total, 29% of the people who took part in the union survey simple ways to make money said they had been gossiped about, 44% had not been told relevant information deliberately and 35% said they had been the victim of a power struggle. Just under one third said they had been intimidated by simple ways to make money a person in position of authority. Plagiarism ‘my work was plagiarised by a professor and I was simple ways to make money told to keep quiet about it, or I would lose my job,’ one respondent said. University association VNSU described the figures as ‘shocking’ and said the findings are being taken very seriously. ‘we want to provide a safe work environment,’ a spokesman said. ‘so we offer training, we have a complaints procedure… And we exchange experiences,’ he said. Donald pechler, chairman of the VAWO said the two reports mark the simple ways to make money beginning of a process of awareness and recognition. ‘these situations should not be dismissed as one-off incidents,’ he said. ‘we hope that the employers will now be serious about simple ways to make money creating a safe place to work.’ more >

Sharp choices need to be made to maintain the current simple ways to make money high standards in the dutch education system, the schools inspectorate said on wednesday in a new report. The cracks which have been beginning to appear now threaten simple ways to make money to get deeper and the future of the system is simple ways to make money under threat, the inspectors say. These cracks are apparent in falling results, inequality of opportunity and increasing socio-economic segregation, and this situation is being made worse, the inspectors say, by the shortage of teachers in some sectors. This year, the education system needs a further 2,322 full time teachers and this will rise to around simple ways to make money 4,200 vacancies in five years time. In particular, schools with a ‘complex pupil body’ are being hard hit by the lack of teaching staff. ‘the shortages are bigger in schools with large ethnic minority simple ways to make money populations, whether they are in cities or more rural areas,’ the inspectors say. The inspectors also warn that more needs to be done simple ways to make money to ensure schools produce youngsters who can easily slot into simple ways to make money the labour market and meet the changing demands of the simple ways to make money economy. More >

The ban on facial coverings in public spaces has been simple ways to make money delayed by a month and will now take effect on simple ways to make money august 1, home affairs minister kajsa ollongren has said. The so-called ‘burka ban’ will apply in schools, universities, government buildings and on public transport. Anyone who covers their face could be asked to remove simple ways to make money the garment and given a €400 fine. Ollongren said the extension on implementing the law was a simple ways to make money response to comments from schools who said it would be simple ways to make money difficult to change their procedures during a school year. The ban will now take effect in schools after the simple ways to make money summer holidays. The senate passed the law last july following more than simple ways to make money a decade of political wrangling and a sustained campaign by simple ways to make money right-wing parties such as the PVV to curtail islamic cultural simple ways to make money influences. A ban was included in the coalition agreement in 2010 simple ways to make money as part of the deal which saw geert wilders’s party support the minority VVD-CDA coalition. However, the government collapsed in may 2012 when wilders walked out simple ways to make money before the measure could become law. The council of state has been critical of the plan, saying the ‘need and usefulness’ has not been proven and warning that it risks infringing simple ways to make money on the constitutional right to freedom of religion. Amsterdam’s mayor femke halsema also stirred controversy last november when simple ways to make money she said enforcing the ban was ‘not a priority’ in the city. She later qualified her statement by saying the city would simple ways to make money abide by the law. More >

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