Research and projects



Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the closure of schools, education was and is severely affected. Many vulnerable students have found difficulties and distance learning has only widened the gap between privileged and underprivileged students. Out of this need, we have joined forces with local partners to think about innovative pedagogical learning processes and the development of methodologies to support teachers and students.


Steunpunt Centrale Toetsen in Onderwijs

A consortium, commissioned by the Ministry of Education in Flanders, has been set up to develop rich tests for mathematics and Dutch in function of educational development. Hasselt University is involved in two of the eight domains of this consortium: (1) Domain E: organisation and administration of the tests, (2) Domain H: schoolfeedback which focuses on the development of professionalization initiatives for school teams regarding the use of the data obtained from the centralized tests.


Leerstoel Gouverneur Herman Reynders Inclusief en excellent leren


In every young person there are hidden talents that can come to fruition, for some it is necessary to provide additional opportunities to do so. TALim wants to give some of them those opportunities. For three years, these young people will go through a varied program every Saturday during the school year. Together with volunteers and guest teachers they discover what 'later' can be. They gain self-confidence, discover and develop talents, broaden their future prospects, work on their social skills and build a strong network.


Competentie-ontwikkeling van studenten

Co-creation Lab Education

Co-creative collaborations have previously shown added value in the search for innovative solutions. The goal of the Co-creation Lab Education project is to establish co-creative collaborations between education providers (school leaders, teachers, support staff), students, teacher educators and alumni, and regional players in the business and nonprofit sector to create a win-win situation for all parties.


Creating powerful inclusive learning environments in higher education

In response to the diversity in the lecture halls, UHasselt wants to create effective inclusive online and offline learning environments where all students can learn. Exploring the 'why' of inclusive higher education among different stakeholders at Hasselt University aims to implement sustainable, supported inclusive practice based on shared values and beliefs. Subsequently, it wants to empower Hasselt University teachers in offering broad basic care by means of. a self-designed scan and is involved in co-creation with students.

Developing futures literacy in secondary school students through STEM education