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If your organisation takes civic integration examinations in the Netherlands, you must be certified. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) must designate you as an examination body.
Integration Quality Mark
For your civic integration courses you can use the Integration Quality Mark from the Blik op Werk Foundation. For this you must meet a number of quality requirements. To assure the quality of your organisation, the Blik op Werk Foundation examines factors such as:
- Daily teaching
- Supervision of students
- Quality of your personnel
- Satisfaction of students
- Success rate
If your meet the requirements, your course participants will qualify for a DUO allowance (Education Executive Agency, DUO). The Education Executive Agency will also add your organisation to the its list of schools, which students can choose from.
Submitting a digital application with the Message Box
As a provider of civic integration courses, you can apply for the Integration Quality Mark to the Blik op Werk Foundation via Message Box as well. Message Box is a secure email system that enables you as an entrepreneur to exchange digital messages with Dutch government agencies.