IKC Sint Michael in Harlingen receives the designation ‘excellent’, along with 42 other schools in the Netherlands
In 43 extra schools and school types can call themselves ‘excellent’ from Monday, the Education Inspectorate has published a total. In Friesland it concerns the IKC Sint Michael in Harlingen.
Two of the schools have not yet received the designation, the rest will be awarded it again. The schools because they offer good education and distinguish themselves from other schools in a specific way.
Schools can call themselves ‘excellent’ after the three years. In January, 55 schools and school types were awarded the predicate. Due to the corona crisis, these were the first awards in two years. According to a statement from the Inspectorate, the number of excellent schools has remained fairly stable in recent years.
On Monday 14 primary schools, 8 schools in special education and 21 school types in secondary education were told that they have been selected (again). In secondary education, it is possible that one school is awarded the designation for several school types, for example for pre-vocational secondary education and pre-vocational primary education.
“Excellent is great, but staying excellent is just as great,” said de Bes. “Certainly given the circumstances of the teacher shortage and after a period of corona measures.” For example, Het Mozaïek primary school in Arnhem is working on self-developed learning methods, “based on scientific knowledge and appropriate for the students of the school.” The team of the secondary school Portus Juliana in Rotterdam is praised, among other things, for the “anchoring of