Keynote Speaker

Prof Dr Michel Vandenbroeck

Prof. Dr. Michel Vandenbroeck

Ghent University, Brussels

Michel Vandenbroeck is a Professor in Family Pedagogy and Chairman of the Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy at UGent. His research focuses on preschool facilities (childcare, kindergarten, and parenting support) with a special focus on inclusion and exclusion processes in contexts of diversity. Michel is Chairman of the Executive Board of VBJK. He sat for eight years on the Advisory Committee of Child and Family. For his work where he connects practice, research and policy in a critical way, he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Tampere.

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