Police in the Brussels North zone have apologised over a letter sent to schools at the beginning of this month about the conduct of “difficult” children of Syrian origin.
The Army Museum in the Cinquantenaire park in Brussels yesterday opened a new exhibition marking the end of the Second World War.
The leaders of Belgium's five officially recognised religions have called on political leaders to ensure continued mandatory religion courses are offered in official school programs.
The French-speaking community in Belgium, represented by the Cocof, has launched a legal challenge to a new rule introduced by its Flemish counterpart that increases the quota for children from Dutch-speaking homes competing for places in Flemish schools.
Belgium has surpassed two education targets for 2020 set by the EU: having at least 40% of citizens aged 30-34 years with a higher-education diploma and limiting school dropout rates to 10%.
It’s estimated that 85% of the jobs that children growing up today will have as adults don’t currently exist.
The quality of Flemish education has dropped considerably in recent years, according to a University of Leuven (KULeuven) study quoted by De Morgen on Monday.

Charleroi postal sorting goes digital

Thursday, 28 March 2019 11:58
Charleroi’s postal sorting centre (located close to Charleroi South Station), is going digital thanks to a new centre of shared industrial research and a digital business training space.
The City of Brussels has responded positively to a call from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) for a multilingual school in the capital.
The Flemish dialect of Dutch is on the decline as the first language of Flanders’ youth, N-VA (New Flemish Alliance) MP Vera Celis concluded, based on various parliamentary answers.