Integrate with VluchtelingenWerk (Dutch Council for Regugees)

The integration market drastically changed from January 2013: as of this date a new integration law came into effect. Under this law, immigrant’s are required to personally procure and pay for their integration programme.

Finding your way around on the ' integration market' can be challenging for regugees or immigrants who just moved to a municipality, can't speak or aren't fluent in Dutch and do not know their way around. VluchtelingenWerk Oost Nederland offers integration courses to refugees and immigrants in collaboration with Agens and Quality Communication: language classes are arrange by their qualified and experienced NT2-teachers (Dutch as a second language). VluchtelingenWerk provides extra support by offering a language coach who helps with homework assignments and speaking skills, meanwhile arranging everything from intake right up to the exams. VluchtelingenWerk offers different routes ranging from  alphabetisation to state  exam NT2. Participants can apply for a loan from DUO to pay for the course.

Programme information
Participants will attend language classes 4 times a week. Each class lasts 2 hours. In all classes NT2 teachers are assisted by voluntary language coaches deployed by VluchtelingenWerk. Participants will equally get a language coach assigend who will work with them on an indivual basis during the entire length of the integration programme.

Methods
At country level it has been decided to work with best practise book methods. The method thus applies for the entire country and can easily be practised at home and even after the programme has finished. However, there is not a single method that applies to all  skills levels at the same time. Therefore the following methods have been selected: Aap, Breekijzer and IJsbreker.

Class locations

The integration courses are currently hosted in:

Arnhem
Burgemeester Matsersingen 200-3, 6843 NZ Arnhem
Course times: Wednesday and Thursday 10.00-12.00 am and 1.00-3.00 pm.

Nijmegen
Van Spaenstraat 18, 6524 TM Nijmegen
Course times: Monday to Thursday from 9.00 -11.00 am (8 hours a week)

Tiel
Eerste Bllekveldstraat 4, 4001 NZ Tiel
Course times: Monday and Tuesday from 9.30 am-12.30 pm and Thursday from 9.30-11.30 am (8 hours a week)

Veenendaal
Markt 10, 3901 DN Veenendaal
Course times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9.30-11.30 am (8 hours a week). 

Almelo
Markstraat 4, 7607 HD Almelo
Course times: Monday and Wednesday: 9.00-12.00 am; Friday: 9.00-11.00 am

Raalte
Centrum de Joetse, Markstraat 67, 8102 CJ Raalte
Course times: Monday and Tuesday 13.00-16.00; Friday: 13.00-15.00

Zwolle
Hanzelaan 290, 8017 JJ Zwolle
Course times: Tuesday and Wednesday 13.00-16.00; Friday: 13.00-15.00

Staphorst
Berkenlaan 1, 7951 CA Staphorst
Course times: Tuesday and Wednesday: 9.00-12.00; Friday: 9.00-11.00

Harderwijk
Gelreweg 4 D, 3843 AN Harderwijk
Course times: Monday and Friday: 9.30-14.00

Duiven
Walcherenstraat 5, 6922 DB Duiven
Course times: Tuesday and Friday: 10.00-12.00 and 12.30-14.30

Doetinchem
Gezellenstraat 12, 7005 AZ Doetinchem (start: 6/11/2013)

From November or December the course will also be hosted in the following municipalities:
Ede and Apeldoorn

With a sufficient number of applications new locations can be added.

Contact:
For more information, please contact us at: inburgering@vwgelderland.nl or phone us at 020-3649599

 

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