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Competence for education in Belgium has been transferred to the communities. Only the determination of the starting and finishing ages for compulsory education, minimum requirements for diploma conferrals and the pension system are still federal matters. In the Flemish Community the Department for Education and Training takes care of policy preparation and 4 internal autonomous agencies are responsible for policy implementation. Together they form the Flemish ministry of Education and...
Competence for education, childcare and continuing education lies with the Communities, whereas training is a Regional responsibility. The Federal State’s powers with respect to education are very limited. Education is either organised by the French Community or subsidised by it (grant-aided public education and denominational or non-denominational grant-aided independent education). Provided they comply with laws, decrees and orders, controlling authorities enjoy fairly extensive autonomy,...
In Belgium the three Communities are responsible for education, but there are the following exceptions: - the determination of the end and the beginning of compulsory school attendance, - the mininum requirements for the issuing of diplomas, - the regularisation of retirement for the employees in the educational system.
The Employment Office is not only responsible for watching vacancies but also provides other services like vocational training and educational and vocational guidance.
Educational and vocational guidance should aim at informing and guiding young people, work-seekers and workers in their choice of a study in regard to their talents, skills and desires and assisting them in occupational choice. Other activities: careers information and co-ordination of vocational guidance in the German...
EURES aide les travailleurs à traverser les frontières
Les services européens de l’emploi EURES sont un réseau de coopération qui a pour vocation de faciliter la libre circulation des travailleurs au sein de l’Espace économique européen ; la Suisse y participe également. Parmi les partenaires du réseau figurent les services publics de l’emploi, les syndicats et les organisations d’employeurs. La Commission européenne assure la coordination du réseau.
EURES hilft Arbeitnehmern, Grenzen zu überwinden
EURES (die Abkürzung steht für „EURopean Employment Services“) ist ein Kooperationsnetz, das die Mobilität von Arbeitnehmern im Europäischen Wirtschaftsraum fördern soll;auch die Schweiz arbeitet hier mit. Zu den Partnern des Netzes gehören öffentliche Arbeitsverwaltungen, Gewerkschaften und Arbeitgeberverbände. Das Netz wird von der Europäischen Kommission koordiniert.
The Euroguidance Centre for the Wallonie-Brussels Federation informs guidance practitioners and education professionals, students, parents, adult trainees and workers on learning and qualification systems and opportunities as well as mobility in Wallonie, Brussels and Europe. Find your local Euroguidance contact on : http://euroguidance.eu/centres/belgium-french/
The foloowing sources of information and networks can help you with your plans to move to the Flemish Community of Belgium:
This site is for you, the European citizen and for your family, to know your rights and to find practical tips to help you move around the EU.
If you are a non-EU national, you can...
Tuiton fees are different in the different communities
- At universities and university colleges +/- 580 € (if you have a nationality which does not belong to the European higher education area: +/- 5.500€)
- For people from developing countries: 80€
- Always contact the choosen university or university college directly for more details as amounts can vary according to your situation!
- For some postgraduate courses: -> considerable higher !
If you have a “Mobility scholarship” (Erasmus+, ...): No tuiton...