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Equal opportunities in education

In Amsterdam, equality is high on the agenda. That is why the municipality is investing in individual guidance and support, because: for children who receive less at home, more is needed at school. But the city will mainly focus on tackling the system that promotes inequality. Alderman Marjolein Moorman: “Children are now selected at the age of 11 or 12 at an educational level. This is disastrous for children with a language delay or a difficult home situation. Moreover, this early selection ensures that students are no longer in the classroom with children with a different educational level from a very young age. That is a bad development for all students.”

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Icon image: Docent / leraar een leerlingen basisschool De Kraal, Fotograaf Edwin van Eis, uit Beeldbank Amsterdam

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