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.
The results obtained by foreign higher education students will now count in the recognition of their student visa.
The new school year opens soon, but whether students go back to school on foot, on bicycle or by car, they and their parents will be exposed to excessively polluted air, Test-Achats said on Tuesday.

Free coding courses to open in Flanders

Monday, 13 August 2018 18:07
BeCode, the coding school that offers people free training in web development, will soon also be coming to Flanders, namely Genk and Antwerp.
About 27% of children in Flemish areas just outside Brussels go to French-language schools in the capital or Wallonia, Het Laatste Nieuws reported on Monday, quoting figures from the Flemish Agency for Education Services, AGODI.