The Netherlands

National Coordinator: Marinus Verkuil

Music in Schools

In The Netherlands music education has a formal place in the curricula for all the children at the age of 4 – 15 year. In the Primary Schools (age 4 – 12) music education has to be educated by the generic teachers, in the Secondary Schools (age 12 – 18) music is taught by specialists who are trained in a conservatoire. Read more…

Music Teacher Training

The Bachelor part of Teacher Training Program in the Netherlands lasts 4 years and gives a permission to teach music in all kinds of schools (Primary and Secondary Schools, but also at Pedagogy Academies and Schools for professional skills). Read more…