E - Plate-forme d'orientation pour les élèves
Employment offices / authorities
- The VDAB is the public employment service of Flanders. Official language is Dutch.
There are also three other public employment services:
- ACTIRIS, responsible for the Brussels-Capital Region, official language: Dutch and French
- Le FOREM, responsible for the Walloon Region, official language: French
- ADG, responsible for the German Community, official language: German
For information concerning work permits you can visit these websites: https://be.brussels/working-and-doing-business?set_language=en
CV in 2023; https://novoresume.com/career-blog/how-to-write-a-cv
Informations sur les carrières
Informations sur l'éducation
The Flemish higher education system is a binary system, consisting of 18 publicly funded higher education institutions: five universities, of which the oldest dates to 1425, and 13 small and medium sized university colleges, also known as universities of applied sciences (and arts).
Here you find links to information about education and training for colleges: https://data-onderwijs.vlaanderen.be/onderwijsaanbod/lijst.aspx?n=3&hz=true&hs=411
- Compulsory education: https://www.vlaanderen.be/en/compulsory-education
- School enrolment and registration: https://www.vlaanderen.be/en/studying/school-enrolment-and-registration
- Home education for children of compulsory schooling age: https://www.vlaanderen.be/en/home-education-for-children-of-compulsory-schooling-age
- Finding the right Dutch course: https://www.vlaanderen.be/en/studying/finding-the-right-dutch-course
- Studying in Flanders: https://www.vlaanderen.be/en/studying-in-flanders
- Study grants for higher education: https://www.vlaanderen.be/en/study-grants-for-higher-education
More information for the list of universities you can find here: https://dataonderwijs.vlaanderen.be/onderwijsaanbod/lijst.aspx?n=3&hz=true&hs=511
Sur cette page, vous trouverez des liens vers des informations sur différentes professions et carrières. Les sites renvoient parfois à d’autres fournisseurs d’informations. La situation du marché du travail pouvant évoluer rapidement, veillez à vérifier que le fournisseur a bien mis à jour ses informations.
What can the VDAB do for me?
Are you allowed to live and work in Belgium? In that case, the VDAB can help you in many ways.
Are you looking for a job in Belgium? On vdab.be you will find thousands of job offers. Browse the vacancies. You can publish your CV on vdab.be for employers to read it and contact you. If you understand Dutch, you can publish your CV yourself on the website. Would you like personal assistance in your search for a job? A consultant can offer you guidance.
Do you want to follow training in Belgium? For instance in order to brush up your Dutch or to learn a certain profession? That is possible. The VDAB offers many training courses. If you understand Dutch, you can have a look for yourself in the training data base. Or you can contact a VDAB consultant.
You can take part of some tools by yourself to explore and support you in your choice of education, training and future career. You can also contact a professional Career Guidance Counsellor.
Outils d'orientation professionnelle en self-service
Someone can ask for help from the employment offices, as the ones below.
On vdab.be (https://www.vdab.be/english ) you will find thousands of job offers. Browse the vacancies. You can publish your CV on vdab.be for employers to read it and contact you. If you understand Dutch, you can publish your CV yourself on the website. Would you like personal assistance in your search for a job? A consultant can offer you guidance. Applying for a job.
Other useful links;
Parler à un conseiller d'orientation professionnelle
The world is changing fast and so is the labour market. Since writing a CV can be a stressful task is more helpful to look up for some instructions and techniques. Also someone can ask for help from the employment offices, as the ones below.
To consult about Social Insurance, Social Security and Social Protection in Belgium, read these pages: https://www.vlaanderen.be/en/joining-the-flemish-social-protection
Social security in Belgium covers a series of benefits, including old-age and survivor pensions, unemployment benefits, insurance for accidents and occupational diseases, and family benefits. The rules and requirements differ depending on whether you are a salaried worker, self-employed, or a civil servant. Read all information here: https://www.belgium.be/en/family/social_security_in_belgium