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Raising multilingual children

One of the most fundamental issues that expats moving abroad are faced with is bi/multilingualism with regard to themselves and to their children. Especially when it comes to raising bilingual or multilingual children, parents are often faced with many questions and dilemmas. As Meerhoven is more than abundant in multilingual

Sports lounge

Being an international, have you ever thought about how a sports club works in Netherlands? Well, most of the internationals got an answer to this question on Friday, November 16th. Together with Meerhoven Internationals Platform (which initiated the idea to have a sports event in Meerhoven), Eindhoven Sport had organised

Education Event

Education Event – an introduction to the Dutch childcare and education system Moving to a different country can be a very exciting and at the same a very stressful thing, especially if you have school age children. The number one issue for the parents becomes then finding a school for

BBQ Invitation

Dear Internationals! Beste Meerhovenaren! Summer is coming, and it’s time that we all enjoy a BBQ together! We wanted to especially welcome all the newcomers in our neighbourhood but also those who are living here for a long time and ask you to come together and just have some fun. So

International Day Slingertouw

Basisschool ‘t Slingertouw, in cooperation with Korein Kinderplein, will celebrate the International Kinderfeest on Monday, July 2nd. The event starts at 15:00h and ends at 16.30h. All children and parents of Meerhoven neighbourhood are invited. On the schoolyard at Grasland, playground at Grasklokje and a parking at Sliffertsestraat there will

BBQ Invitation

Dear Internationals! Beste Meerhovenaren!Summer is coming, and it’s time that we all enjoy a BBQ together at 30.06.2018! We wanted to especially welcome all the newcomers in our neighbourhood but also those who are living here for a long time and ask you to come together and just have some

Education Event

Meerhoven has a large and a growing international population. Meerhoven Internationals Platform organised an Education event to address the information needs of the global residents of Meerhoven. Around a hundred of guests attended this information session. Daycare center Korein Kinderplein, Basisschool ‘t Slingertouw and Basisschool St@rtbaan in Meerhoven held presentations