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Subsidy Scheme for Practical Learning

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If you would like to offer work-based learning or practical learning opportunities, the Subsidy Scheme for Practical Learning (Subsidieregeling praktijkleren) may offer you compensation for the costs for mentoring a student, or compensation for the wage costs or supervision costs for a promovendus or technical designer in training (TOIO).

When do you qualify?

You provide mentorship to:

  • students in lower vocational professional education (VMBO), following a combined training and work programme
  • students in intermediate vocational education (MBO), participating in block or day release classes (BBL)
  • technology students in higher vocational education (HBO) (including agriculture and natural environment), where the programme consists of learning and working
  • promovendi and technical designers in training (TOIO's)

How to apply?

Applications run according to the academic year and can be submitted at the end of the placement. You can submit applications for the school year 2017-2018 to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency between 2 June and 17 September 2018 at the latest.

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