Category: News

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

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

Career Development Workshop

After a very successful workshop that Expat Spouses Initiative (ESI) gave in our neighbourhood on March 16th on how to further your career in the Netherlands, we have received a lot of positive feedback from the participants and questions about another one. Meeting your needs we will organize a follow-up

New Year Borrel

The New Year Borrel and an information evening attracted a lot of interest. Thank you all for joining us! In 2018 MIP will organize: Child-friendly activities for families (and not only!) General support for newcomers Quarterly thematic networking evenings about Meerhoven and the possibilities it offers to internationals Internationals are