Vlaams Verbond van het Katholiek Buitengewoon Onderwijs (VVKBuO)

VVKBuO is an umbrella and support organisation of Catholic schools for special needs education in Flanders, Belgium. The organisation:

  • Provides support to its member schools: interpretation of legislations, advising and coaching
  • functions as interest/pressure group towards the government


More info on www.vvkbuo.be


University of Louvain (KUL)

The Parenting and Special Education Research Unit of the University of Louvain is part of the Department of Educational Sciences, in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. The group organises an orthopedagogical curriculum for undergraduates and licentiates.

Research is done about learning, behavioural and developmental disorders of children and adults.


More info on www.kuleuven.be/kuleuven/




The Scheppersinsituut in the commune of Wetteren (near the city of Ghent) is a Catholic school for pupils between 12 and 18 years old, offering technical and vocational education.

The school strives for comprehensive and quality education through the stimulation of positive behaviour and wants to respond adequately to the individual needs of its pupils. The school educates youngsters to become adults with a positive-critical attitude, having a sense of solidarity, social engagement and the ability of building sound relationships.

You can find the newsletter of the school here.

More info on http://www.scheppers-wetteren.be/