02/12/2021 The latest figures from the office of Flemish education minister Weyts (nationalist) show 115 Flemish schools are completely closed because of corona infections. Colin Clapson Thu 02 Dec 2021 10:49
26/01/2022 A hundred and two Flemish schools are closed due to coronavirus infections Flemish education minister Ben Weyts (nationalist) told the Flemish parliament today. Thirty-five primary schools are shut as well as sixty-seven secondary schools. Flanders has some 4,000 schools in total.
02/12/2021 Within one week, the number of Dutch-speaking schools telling pupils to stay at home has increased by 74% since last week, when 69 schools were closed. Testing entire schools. One school, GBS Leefdaal in Flemish Brabant, decided to close its doors last Friday. Distance learning was introduced and, on Monday, a mobile team from the university hospital in Leuven (UZ Leuven) tested all pupils and teachers.
13/10/2022 Flemish schools will be kept open during any waves of coronavirus infections this fall and winter. Flemish education minister Weyts (nationalist) has just agreed a corona plan for this winter with the governments education partners.
01/09/2021 For the third schoolyear in a row schools are having to cope with the threat of coronavirus, but in many places, schools are attempting to return to the old normal. Full-time classroom teaching returns for all primary and secondary schools. Distance learning disappears. Teachers are pleased and point to the heavy burden put on pupils due to distance learning.
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22/03/2021 The Flemish Education Minister Ben Weyts (nationalist) has told VRT News that he understands the concerns expressed by the education boards and the teaching unions about the new measures to curb the spread of coronavirus that were announced on Sunday. However, Mr Weyts (in the middle of the photo above) says that he is between a rock and a hard ...
22/04/2020 By the time they re-open they will have been closed for almost 9 weeks with the last normal school day having been on Friday 13 March. The partial re-opening will be the first step in a gradually plan to re-open Flemish schools. The agreement reached on Wednesday will be put before the National Security Meeting on Friday.
25/11/2022 A secondary school run by the Flemish Community Education Board (GO!) in the East Flemish town of Ninove has launched an internal investigation after some of its staff were accused of ridiculing, bullying and humiliating a group of pupils living with autism.
24/11/2022 A tech construction company has developed the necessary techniques to wrap insulation around homes or buildings in 24 hours time. At present the Aarschot-based company BuildUp mainly concentrates its activities abroad. Panels used on home fronts and roofs are produced at the BuildUp factory. They are then fitted to the building using a crane.
17/08/2021 The relaxation of the rules applies to schools in West Flanders, East Flanders, Flemish Brabant, Antwerp Province and Limburg Province. Flemish (Dutch-medium) school in Brussels will keep the restrictions and rules that were in force previously until at least the end of next month. The reason for this is the low vaccination in Brussels.
03/12/2021 Already 115 Flemish schools closed due to corona infections The time Corona infections keep 115 schools in Flanders and Brussels closed BRUZZ New infection with omikron variant identified in the US CEO Sportpaleis despondent now that new cancellations are lurking around the corner The last news
25/11/2022 Brussels-bound E40 closed all weekend due to roadworks. A stretch of the E40 Ghent to Brussels motorway will be closed from 10pm on Friday evening until 5am on Monday while a bridge over the road is demolished at Erpe-Mere (East Flanders). The Flemish Highways and Traffic Agency warns of delays in the area and is asking motorists to find ...
115 Flemish schools shut https://vrtnws.be/p.Ybbx49kdD. 02 Dec 2021
Flemish public broadcaster VRT has come under fire for promoting a project of the Flemish government. Critics argue that the programme fails on standards of journalistic objectivity and questioned the role of a public broadcaster, De Morgen reports. Last Tuesday, the Flemish government gathered to present Flemish Minister-President Jan Jambon's ...
05/11/2022 November 05, 2022 - 3:15PM. REUTERS. A union representing 55,000 education workers went on strike on Friday (November 4) in Canada's most populous province of Ontario after failing to reach an ...
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27/11/2021 New measures to help curb the spread of coronavirus in Flemish schools were announced on Friday evening. ... English Visit flandersnews.be, the English news website of VRT News Franais Allez Flandreinfo.be ...
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