An introduction to secondary and further education
For French speakers
The Psycho-Medico-Social (PMS) centres are free-at-source public services that have a high profile in schools. They provide psychological, medical and social support to children throughout their school career. They also provide information and advice to parents and schools.
The French Community of Belgium’s education portal provides a description of the services of the PMS centres in the French Community (FR) as well as a list of the PMS centres (FR).
The CEDIEP is the 'Centre de Documentation et d’Information sur les études et les professions' . The CEDIEP provides unbiased and objective information (all networks) for the whole French Community throughout the year (including July and August).
For information, contact:
Avenue Emmanuel Mounier, 100, 1200 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 649 14 18
Fax: +32 (0)2 649 14 18
Website: www.cediep.be (FR)
The SIEP, Service d’Information sur les Études et les Professions , is a non-profit organisation recognised as Youth Organisation and Federation of Information Centres by the French Community Wallonia-Brussels and supported by the Walloon and Brussels Regions. It is a source of information and advice on training and careers for young people. The SIEP hosts an annual Studies and Occupations Fair for young people and parents in the large Belgian cities, including Brussels.
SIEP Antenne de Bruxelles
Rue de la Poste, 109-111, 1030 Brussels
Phone: +32 (0)2 640 08 32
Fax: +32 (0)2 646 80 08
Website: www.siep.be (FR)
For Dutch speakers
- The 'Centra voor Leerlingenbegeleiding' (CLB, Centres for School Student Guidance) provide information, assistance and guidance to school students, parents and teachers (NL). Every CLB has its own multidisciplinary team (doctors, social workers, educationalists, psychologists) to follow the students throughout their school career. The contact details of the CLBs are listed on the Flemish Community Commission’s website.
- The Flemish Community’s education portal provides detailed information on the CLBs, as well as a list of education orientation services in Dutch.
|Plenty of practical information is also available from youth clubs in Brussels. Most of them are listed on our dedicated youth club page in the "Living in Brussels" section.|