The Flemish Government, unions and employers’ organisations on Friday signed a new collective labour agreement for the education sector in Flanders.

Belgium’s teachers unite on pensions

Monday, 12 March 2018 17:16
In a move that is rare enough to warrant mention, teachers’ unions in the north and south of the country have decided to join forces to press for recognition of the arduous nature of their profession in the federal pension reform.
The Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) will conduct a joint mission to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA on the 9th and 10th of March 2018.
St. John’s International School, based in Waterloo, has announced the addition of a boarding unit as of August 2018.
The shortage of teachers in nursery and primary schools in French-speaking Belgium has reached an all-time high and was the focus of an emergency meeting on Thursday of the Education Shortages Chamber,  newspapers, L’Avenir newspapers reported on Friday.

Muslim school to be established in Charleroi

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 17:21
Wallonia’s first ever Muslim school will soon be established in Charleroi, architect Fatih Bayraktar, a volunteer with the Islamic Federation of Belgium, told the Belga news agency, confirming reports in various dailies.
Developing Global CitizensThe International Baccalaureate® (IB) is increasingly becoming the reference point in education, because it teaches children how to think more critically and apply knowledge creatively. The IB was originally designed as a global education to promote a more peaceful planet, by developing students to build a better world…
A new secondary school with a unique approach will open in September 2018!
Ten faculty deans from the ULB, the Université Saint-Louis, the UCL, UNamur and UMons have signed a letter addressed to the French-language Higher Education Minister Jean-Claude Marcourt.
Young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods run a greater risk of dropping out of school, but are firmly convinced that education is a stepping stone for advancement in life, according to the conclusions of a European study in which the University of Antwerp participated.