Pontem Rootz is a cultural-educational course of Pontem College, international education in Nijmegen. With this project New Rootz answers to the needs of designing a school to enhance citizenship skills, creating a pleasant pedagogical climate and a good preparation for students into the Dutch society.

Pontem Rootz is a cultural-educational course of Pontem College, international education in Nijmegen. With this project New Rootz answers to the needs of designing a school to enhance citizenship skills, creating a pleasant pedagogical climate and a good preparation for students into the Dutch society. 

We use culture to teach. Pontem Rootz is a culture ánd world education project in one. The project consists of weekly classes for students in seven different art disciplines, an introduction to culture in Nijmegen. The students also development skills to adapt on an early stage to the 21st century skills. Students can choose from hiphop, singing, rap, capoeira, theater, Indian dance and world percussion. They are introduced to diverse cultural art expressions and they are able to enhance they communication skills. The students work together, develop self-esteem, perseverance, social skills and language skills. The classes offer a great way for them to release tension and not worry for a moment. At Pontem Rootz you are able to have fun, laugh and be yourself.

Pontem Rootz

We use culture to teach. Pontem Rootz is a culture ánd world education project in one. The project consists of weekly classes for students in seven different art disciplines, an introduction to culture in Nijmegen. The students also development skills to adapt on an early stage to the 21st century skills.

We have a beautiful and diverse team of professional teachers with a passion for working with teenagers.  They all have lots of experience working with young refugees and migrants. Every year we end the project with a beautiful final show in the theater of Nijmegen. Parents, family members and care takers are welcome to watch the show. Every year we enjoy the pride and joyfulness of everybody!


Invest in the 21st century skills of our students! New Rootz offers culture and world education for multiple schools in the Netherlands. More info about our project? Contact us and we will be happy to talk with you.

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Our team

We have a beautiful and diverse team of professional teachers with a passion for working with teenagers.  They all have lots of experience working with young refugees and migrants.


Invest in the 21st century skills of our students! New Rootz offers culture and world education for multiple schools in the Netherlands. More info about our project? Contact us and we will be happy to talk with you.

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