Invitation webinar: Sustainable jobs thanks to a circular transition


The circular economy is on the rise. The applications are becoming more and more numerous and diverse. And that also applies to jobs!

In the ESF project S-Circel, the Province of East Flanders, Odisee Hogeschool, The Circular Hub and SBCM are investigating what opportunities the circular economy offers to help people at a distance from the labor market find a sustainable job.


Read more about this project here

Inequality in the labor market due to COVID?


Head of CenSE Bart Henssen and researcher Tim Gielens contributed to a theme issue about corona measures in the Journal for Labor Issues.

They contributed to an essay on the COVID-19 crisis and inequality in the labor market.


More information about this edition can be found here

New book about inclusive HRM


CenSE researcher Tim Gielens and head of CenSE Bart Henssen contributed to the book by colleague Bart Moens about inclusive HRM as a compass.

A shortage of talent ... and that while hundreds of thousands of people are unemployed? The low-skilled, the over-55s, people with a migrant background, people with a disability, long-term incapacitated for work. Untapped talent. More and more employers want to use that untapped talent. In other words, inclusive employment. Unfortunately, they do not always know how to give substance to this inclusive employment. It remains with good intentions. A pity, because nobody wins.



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Online International Teacher Training - Sustainable Devevelopment & SDGs in Vocational Education


How do I prepare my students for a changing world? How can I use sustainability competences and the SDGs in my teaching practice? How do I help build a sustainable school as a teacher? Curious? 

This training is already over, but if you want to be kept informed of similar training in the future, please send an email to

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CenSE researchers provide webinar during Unizo's digital Thursdays


Katja Verbeeck (UCE - User Centered Electronics & ICT) and Saskia Vanden Eede (CenSE - Center for Sustainable Entrepreneurship), give a number of practical, usable tips based on their learnings from the 'Start2AIM' and 'Data Smart Entrepreneurship' projects.

More information here

Roland D'Ieteren has passed away


We received the sad news that Roland D'Ieteren, from the automotive company, has passed away. He recently contributed to the CenSE case study on D'Ieteren for Les Hénokiens.

Read it here

The impact of business difficulties on the entrepreneur's family


The corona crisis has a major impact on entrepreneurs and their companies. But what is the impact on the entrepreneur's family when business difficulties arise? Read all about it in the report that CenSE and KULeuven wrote in collaboration with UGent.

Read the report here

CenSE in collaboration with Colruyt Group


Have you heard about our LogILereN project on logistics? Learn more about our collaboration with Colruyt in this video!

Watch the video here

DataSmart Wijzer Webinar


How to use AI tools for marketing personalization? (Session 1)



Take a look at the Datasmart website

Intrinsic motivation is corona proof

Sustainable HRM promotes the intrinsic motivation of employees. During and after this corona crisis, this is even more important than ever. "Intrinsic motivation is much more powerful than extrinsic motivation and lasts longer."

What sustainable human resources management actually is? To make that clear, Bart Henssen, head of the Center for Sustainable Entrepreneurship at Odisee University of Applied Sciences, places sustainable versus strategic HR.

Read the Partena Professional article here

First aid for digital marketing

Marketers today have to be able to do more than devise communication campaigns. They also need to optimize websites, extract data from social media and email campaigns, and use algorithms to create customer profiles. Easier said than done. Lecturers and researchers Saskia Venden Eede and Katja Verbeeck come to the rescue of companies.

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ESF project Including employer behavior

What do employers need to effectively take the step towards inclusive employer behavior? How can they best be supported in this? As a person responsible for the recruitment of employees within your organization, you can contribute to new insights regarding the recruitment of employees with an occupational disability by filling in this questionnaire.

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