Nuffic Glossary

The Nuffic Glossary is a list with explanations of terms used in Dutch education.

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vakopleiding (mbo)


vocational training

The third level of secondary vocational education, which lasts two to four years. Pupils learn special skills and how to perform tasks independently and at their own initiative. Formerly known as 'mbo-tussen/lang' (medium or long course of secondary vocational education) and 'tertiair leerlingwezen' (advanced apprenticeship).