A group of young people is to join forces with the Brussels public transport authority Stib this week to help battle sexual harassment on public transport.
One in four students leaves school unable to read, and will be “functionally illiterate” throughout his lifetime, the association Change for Equality reports Thursday in La Dernière heure, after analysis of PISA survey figures.
The University of Hasselt has plans to add 12 new courses over the next ten years, aimed at providing the qualified staff who will be required for new industries of the future, rector Luc De Schepper said.
The first edition of “Journalisme en devenir” (Aspiring journalism), a festival that aims to highlight the productions of journalism graduates, will take place on 28 and 29 September in Brussels, the event’s organisers announced on Wednesday.
In Flanders, a student who lives in a bedsit and does not have a scholarship forks out 12,640 euros per year on tuition and living expenses, the Budget Advice and Research Centre of the Thomas More University of Applied Sciences in Mechelen stated on Monday.
This September 8, like every year, the International Literacy Day was celebrated across the globe.

Students turn their backs on language studies

Sunday, 09 September 2018 14:18
More and more higher-education students are turning their back on modern languages studies, according to a poll carried out by the Free University of Brussels (VUB).

Is this the end of camping for a school place?

Saturday, 08 September 2018 13:47
The spectacle of parents camping outside of school doors in the hope of finding a place for the for the coming year for their offspring is at an end, Flemish education minister Hilde Crevits (photo) has promised, introducing new rules for inscriptions.
The youth movement calling itself Schild en Vrienden, which presents itself in favour of Flemish conservative values, is actually a cover for a racist and antisemitic movement, according to a report by the VRT programme Pano.

Tutoring may be tax-exempt

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 07:52
Tutoring may also be practiced via the new tax-exempt complementary activities system, the minister for Social Affairs Maggie De Block indicated on the occasion of the back-to-school season.