Stories Around the World

  Yesterday was a very proud moment for me. Over the past year I have been developing a new programme at the Tropenmuseum for international primary schools using thinking routines as a method of engaging and interacting with museum objects. We invited teachers from international schools all over the Netherlands to come to the museum yesterday to find out more and experience a taster of the programme for themselves. There are two types of international schools in the Netherlands - private and so-called community schools. The latter receive a generous subsidy from the Dutch government which ensures school fees stay low. Community schools