The Nuffic Glossary is a list with explanations of terms used in Dutch education.
middelbaar algemeen voortgezet onderwijs (mavo)
MAVO had a course length of four years. Those who completed it had three options: join the workforce, go on to MBO, or join the last two years of the HAVO stream.
In 1999, MAVO and the lower levels of vocational education were combined to form VMBO.