Although the growth is undeniable, girls in secondary education generally do not yet sufficiently opt for a technical subject cluster. There has also been little increase in the number of students going on to technical follow-up studies. That’s why, as part of Girlsday, health technology company Philips organised a visit to the High Tech Campus today, in which 150 girls from the lower secondary school (havo/vwo) of various schools participated.

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