Welcome to Katholieke (Catholic) Pabo Zwolle, KPZ as we like to call ourselves

KPZ is an independent university of applied science, teacher training college, that focusses on: students becoming excellent primary school teachers; practice-based study; providing valuable educational development.We have more than 650 students and about 70 employees. Students appreciate the KPZ for several years as one of the best teacher training colleges and best small university in the Netherlands.

KPZ is personal, exceptional, developing and connecting. It is exceptional because of its willingness to think out of the box which sometimes means we deviate from mainstream ideas. KPZ has a unique educational concept which aims to develop the professional teacher with outstanding outcomes. KPZ provides a fertile learning environment and creates a strong community spirit. We offer sincere personal attention, personal development and cooperation, an open and inquisitive attitude and are striving after quality. KPZ is a Catholic college with an open identity where everyone is welcome. The European Commission has awarded the charter 2014-2020 to Katholieke Pabo Zwolle.