Projects

Festive opening of the renovated and expanded Boodschapinstituut in Schaerbeek

On Wednesday 20 October 2021, the renovated and expanded Boodschapinstituut in Schaerbeek was inaugurated in the presence of Minister Sven Gatz. The school was able to acquire the adjacent former convent building of the Sisters Annuntiaten and convert it into a modern school building. Subsequently, the existing school building was also renovated and a new sports hall will be built on the site, which now offers space for 440 students. […]

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Minister Gatz lays the first stone for renovation and expansion of Scheutplaneet primary school

Brussels minister Sven Gatz has laid the foundation stone for the gymnastics hall and the renovation and expansion of the Scheutplaneet school in Anderlecht. After the works, 480 pupils will be able to attend school in the renovated and new infrastructure. The free, Catholic primary school Scheutplaneet is located in the lively and green Scheutwijk in Anderlecht. Girls and boys from 2.5 to 12 years old, mainly from the neighbourhood, […]

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H U M > N: Students Imelda shine on KVS podium

On Friday evening, September 24, the students of the Imelda Institute from Molenbeek-Saint-Jean gave their best in a dance performance in the Royal Flemish Theater (KVS) in Brussels. This performance is part of the HUMAN project, which invites young people to stand up for a humane and tolerant society through music, dance and theater. The initiator is the German composer Helge Burggrabe. His visit to the Imelda Institute, a dynamic […]

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Farewell to CEO Roger Haest.

On Saturday, September 18, 2021, about 200 guests gathered in the Message Chapel in Heverlee to celebrate Roger Haest and to thank him for his 25-year commitment as managing director of the Organizing Committee of the Annuntiaten Schools. Roger has since retired as Managing Director, but remains the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Among the guests we recognized, among others, Brussels Minister Sven Gatz, who is responsible for education […]

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Mobility Week: KLASSE visiting the MABO Lyceum

From 16 to 22 September 2021 it will be Mobility Week. And it has not gone unnoticed in Brussels. Numerous awareness campaigns, initiatives to promote steps and stairs and projects were put in the spotlight in our schools. The magazine ‘KLASSE’ came to take a look at the Maria Boodschap Lyceum, where mobility has been in the spotlight all year round since Marleen Metens founded the project ‘bicycle ambassadors’ in […]

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Mobility Week: everyone on a bicycle in Sint-Joris primary school

As part of the ‘Mobility Week’, Sint-Joris primary school encourages its students to come to school by bicycle. In addition, they receive a serious ‘push in the back’ from the teachers and students of the MABO Lyceum, which is located across the Moutstraat and is known for its initiatives that promote cycling in our city. Every student who arrives by bike can count on applause and a nice gift from […]

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KatOBA exchanges stories with Flemish-Brussels non-profit organizations on meeting day

On Tuesday 14 September, a meeting day for Flemish-Brussels non-profit organizations was held in Cinéma Palace at the initiative of the Flemish Minister of Brussels, Youth and Media Benjamin Dalle. This meeting day marked the start of the ‘Aangenaam Verrast’ campaign, which puts the spotlight on stories of Flemish-Brussels individuals and non-profit organizations. In addition, an explanation was given about the new guidelines framework for subsidy applications via ‘Polsslag’ and […]

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Inauguration of the renovated Lutgardis school in Ixelles

After a 3-year temporary move to the Kazerne van Etterbeek, the Lutgardis school comes home in the Emile de Bécolaan in Ixelles. In the meantime, the site has undergone a true metamorphosis: the school buildings were thoroughly renovated, a sports hall was built, the playground was redesigned and the sanitary facilities renewed. On Wednesday 8 September, the inauguration took place in the presence of Minister Sven Gatz, who is responsible […]

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Kick-off of the 2021-2022 school year

On Wednesday, August 25, about 150 employees of non-profit organizations KSD (Diest), HHH (Leuven), KorHA (Halle) and KatOBA (Brussels) together gave the ‘kick-off’ of the 2021-2022 school year. In the beautiful setting of the Message Chapel in Heverlee, guest speaker Bruno Vanobbergen (director of the Flemish Agency for Growing Up and formerly Commissioner for Children’s Rights) gave a testimony from his professional and other experiences with the upbringing of children […]

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