In “brainport” Eindhoven, more and more engineers from India and other countries are arriving who enroll their children en masse at regular primary schools. They think the international school is too elitist and too expensive. A new type of education is born.
“We have seen a growing number of people from India and other countries registering their children at regular primary schools in Eindhoven in recent years,” says Geert Simons, director internationalization of Salto school umbrella, which includes 22 schools. “The influx is so great that we have formed special international classes in two primary schools: one in Tongelre and one in the vineyards of Meerhoven near Veldhoven. We teach children of 30 nationalities, the majority from India.”
Read more in de Volkskrant (in Dutch).