Re-Bel's third public event: 3 June 2010

Educational divergence:
Why do pupils perform better in Flemish schools than in Francophone schools?

Social federalism:
How should social policy competences be allocated in Belgium's multi-level welfare state?

The 3rd Public Event of the Re-Bel initiative
Thursday, the 3rd of June 2010, 2-6pm
University Foundation, 11 rue d'Egmontstraat, 1000 Brussels [Map]

13.30
Registration

14.00-15.45
Educational divergence: Why do pupils perform better in Flemish schools than in Francophone schools?
Lead piece by Vincent VANDENBERGHE (UCL) [Download Background Paper]
Comments by
Jean HINDRIKS & Marijn VERSCHELDE (UCL & UGent),
Sergio PERELMAN (ULg)
Frank VANDENBROUCKE (K.U.Leuven & UA),

15.45-16.15
Coffee break

16.15-18.00
Social federalism: How should social policy competences be allocated in Belgium's multi-level welfare state ?
Lead piece by Bea CANTILLON, Patricia POPELIER & Ninke MUSSCHE (UA) [Download Background Paper]
Comments by
Benoit CRUTZEN (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)
Danny PIETERS (K.U.Leuven)
Johanne POIRIER (ULB)
Frank VANDENBROUCKE (K.U.Leuven & UA)

18.00
Reception
At the start of the reception, the Camille Gutt Prize 2010 will be awarded to Daan STRUYVEN (ULB) for a thesis on the ways in which Belgium's Regions could be "responsibilized" in matters of employment policy.