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Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, Ghent

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences, Ghent
(+32) 9 234 90 00
Geographical Focus
National level
Type of organisation
Academic/Educational Entity
Main Activity Type
Capacity BuildingConsultancyPolicy developmentAdvocacyResearch and knowledgeMonitoring and EvaluationPublishing
Quality PedagogyChild RightsAccess to ServicesParenting SupportSocial inclusion for Romani and migrant childrenSocial inclusion special needs
Targeted Age Groups
Birth to threeThree to SixSix to TenTen+
Members target groups
ChildrenVulnerable marginilized childrenParents/care-takersEducatorsManagers of servicesPolicy makersLocal authoritiesHigher education staffStudentsIn-service training providers


Artevelde University College, Member of the Ghent University Association, is a knowledge center for education, research and services, where students and professionals cooperate and develop their talents in a stimulating and internationally oriented environment.
Artevelde University College Ghent is one of Flanders' largest university colleges or professional education. 1200 Staff members work hard to present 21 degree programs to 13,000 students.
Artevelde University College Ghent offers a wide variety of study programs in the fields of teacher training, economic education, graphic education, health care and social work.
As for the department of Early Childhood Education, our approach is ‘(Re)searching together, growing together’.

Resources and practices

Group reflection as a motor for high-quality educational practice. An inspirational travel guide for practitioners and leaders in ECEC and primary schools

This Guide will help you get familiar with the collaborative reflective practices of educators working in Early Childhood Education Centres (ECEC)...

Business Model for high quality, accessible and flexible childcare services

How to Business Model Canvas (BMC) provides guidance on how to deal with both external and internal organisational needs and the...

Providing Access to Childcare and Employment (PACE): Impact report (2016-2020)

This report outlines how the access to childcare and employment can be enhanced for families living in vulnerable conditions by investing in...

Feasibility study for upscaling: Providing Access to Childcare and Employment (PACE)

Providing accessible childcare can improve chances of vulnerable parents in general and on the labour market. With PACE we want to explore...

Flexibility in childcare

This book is one of the main outputs from the PACE (Providing Access to Childcare and Employment) project. This European project tested new models...

The WANDA Method: Overview and Steps Forward

This resource summarizes the contents of the Peer Learning Activity (PLA) among ISSA members during 5 years, which focused on the WANDA...


To develop a new method of professionalization for low qualified practitioners in the 0-3 sector of the Flemish Community of Belgium, in 2010...

ProuD! Pedagogical, Reflective, Orgulous and Useable Documenting!

ProuD! Is a manual of how to use documentation of children’s learning including photos, audio-visual recordings, quotes, written notes, and...

Videocoaching 'Imagination'

Video coaching 'imagination' professional development practice is about video coaching teaches and educators how to videotape...

All About Language

All about language is a resource offering  concrete tips and ideas to support professionals in language stimulation for young...