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ITESS Taster Day

If you enjoy working with young people, love adventure and are open to new cultures, teaching abroad may suit you. International Teacher Education for Secondary Schools is a new bachelor programme designed in the Netherlands.

Visit the ITESS Taster Day

Would you like to know more about the ITESS programme? Visit the ITESS Taster Day in the Netherlands! At the Taster Day, you will be informed about the programme, attend workshops, and meet students and lecturers.

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ITESS Taster Days

  • 17 nov 2018
  • 9 feb 2019
  • 13 apr 2019

Other ITESS information meetings

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  • Unique, four-year programme aimed specifically at international education.

  • Grow into a qualified and world-wise teacher, ready to work at various types of international secondary schools.

  • Great job prospects in a rapidly expanding field.

  • Teaching practice at international schools in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond.

  • One semester (half a year) of study at a partner university outside the Netherlands.

There will be three main subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies: History
  • German
  • English


You can take part in the full programme or make your own selection.


Reception and welcome


General introduction to the ITESS programme by students and staff


Taster session: Educational Studies (30 minutes) ‘What is special about teaching at international schools?’


Taster session: Global citizenship (30 minutes)




Taster Session: History (30 minutes)
Taster session: German (30 minutes)
Taster session: Mathematics (30 minutes)
Taster session: English (30 minutes)


Optional: Visit to Groningen city centre (60 minutes)

10:00 - 14:00

Opportunity to speak with ITESS students and lecturers before or after Taster Sessions.

Optional: videos about international education.