Did you now that one in five starting teachers will leave education within five years. To help them, Sofie Michels and her colleagues developed "Startkracht", a support tool for beginning primary school teachers.
Buying (un)packaged food: sustainable decisions in the supermarket
Food packaging generates a lot of waste. Lotte Vermeulen wants to help you reduce your waste: she is developing concrete tools to help consumers to choose the most sustainable packaging in the supermarket
Working together and chatting for stronger education
Co- and teamteaching can be a real added value in education. However, this is not always a success: everything depends on good communication between co-teachers. That is what Mieke Meirsschaut tries to foster - in corona-free times- with amongst other her chat cards.
What do you do when you see a toddler walking around with scissors? Do you panic? Do you get angry? Do you take them off immediately? It's tempting to intervene immediately in such a situation. But no matter how well you mean it, you do deprive a toddler of the opportunity to learn to deal with risks on his or her own.
In Belgium, 1 in 7 children is born into a disadvantaged family. Together with her colleagues at the Artevelde University College Kaat Helsloot developed a care path to offer vulnerable children and their mothers extra support.
Would you like a role model at your hospital bedside?
"Nurses do more than wash patients, give injections and execute what the doctor asks them to do. They take full control of your hospitalization and have a great influence on the quality of the care you receive", as Sabrina Nachtergaele explains in this video.
Social media have become the most important source of information for many young people. But at the same time, a lot of fake news is circulating on these platforms. Time to better arm young people to recognize and debunk fake news, according to Annelore Deprez.