Liesbeth Hens

Liesbeth Hens is a deputy director at the Higher Education Policy Unit of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training. At present the most important topics she’s working on are: Funding of higher education; Social dimension of higher education; Teacher education; Research at institutes of professional higher education. Before working at the ministry, she was employed at the Erasmushogeschool Brussel (an institute for higher education for professional education) as a legal assistant regarding educational topics, at the University of Antwerp, medical department as a quality assurance coordinator and as a teacher teaching primary school teachers. She graduated with a degree in biology at the University of Antwerp in 2000.