Research summary: Going Dutch

Law, D. (2016). Going Dutch: Higher education in the Netherlands. Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 20 (2-3): 99–109. Aim: Outline policy issues currently faced by Dutch universities; identify similarities and differences with the UK situation. ‘What happens in Dutch HE must be of interest to policy-makers in the devolved nations of the UK … Continue reading Research summary: Going Dutch

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Research summary: Language and culture policy at a Dutch university

Haines, K., & Dijk, A. (2016). Translating language policy into practice: Language and culture policy at a Dutch university. CercleS, 6(2), 355–376. Aim: To show how the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for establishing proficiency in different languages can be embedded in a meaningful way in university language policy and extended with multilingual and … Continue reading Research summary: Language and culture policy at a Dutch university

Research summary: Bilingualism versus multilingualism in the Netherlands

Oostendorp, M. van (2012). Bilingualism versus multilingualism in the Netherlands. Language Problems and Language Planning, 36(3), 252–272 Aim: To explore the hypothesis that the Netherlands is moving becoming bi- rather than multilingual Data & methods: Discussion of the Dutch Language Union, other language-policy issues, the language attitudes of the Dutch, the rise of bilingual education … Continue reading Research summary: Bilingualism versus multilingualism in the Netherlands

Research summary: The use of English in Dutch text messages

Lettinga, A., van Wijk, C., & Broeder, P. (2017). The use of English in Dutch text messages as a function of communicative constraints. Taal en Tongval: Tijdschrift voor taalvariatie, 69(1): 71-87 (This one is not specifically about English in Dutch higher education, but it’s super interesting nonetheless!) Aim: How often and in what ways do … Continue reading Research summary: The use of English in Dutch text messages

Research summary: Language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania

Kuiken, F. & Van der Linden, E. (2013). Language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics 2(2): 205–223 Aim: To explore and compare language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania. Countries may learn from one another’s practices and experiences, so investigating their similarities and differences … Continue reading Research summary: Language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania

Research summary: Diverging policies on English-medium instruction in the Netherlands and Flanders

Van Splunder, F. (2015). A tale of two countries: Diverging policies on English-medium instruction in the Netherlands and Flanders. In Wilkinson, R. & Walsh, M. L. (eds), Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education: From Theory to Practice, pp. 89–98. Peter Lang. Aim: To investigate language management in the Netherlands and Flanders at the political, … Continue reading Research summary: Diverging policies on English-medium instruction in the Netherlands and Flanders

Research summary: Internationalisation at home: Dutch higher education policies

Van Gaalen, A. & Gielesen, R. (2016). Internationalisation at home: Dutch higher education policies. In Jones, E., Coelen, R., Beelen, J. & de Wit, H. (eds) Global and Local Internationalization. Sense Publishers. Aim: To explore how ‘internationalisation at home’ strategies can be encouraged at Dutch universities Data & methods: analysis of internationalisation policy/strategy documents of 54 … Continue reading Research summary: Internationalisation at home: Dutch higher education policies