Miss Kiet's pupils have just arrived in Holland; many are refugees. Everything is new and confusing, and some are quarrelsome. But Miss Kiet's firm but loving hand brings calm and awakens interest. She not only teachers her pupils Dutch, but also teaches them to solve problems together and respect one antoher. The film focuses on four refugee children of different nationalities. The camera closely follows their struggles to learn a new language, their fights, their friendships and their first loves. By the end, an affectionate community has grown--the fruit of a teacher's dedication. A film of many touching, and some hilarious, moments, Miss Kiet's Children chronicles changes that are small yet at the same time immense.