Some measures were to be taken in kindergarten as of this year but were finally postponed by one year. A pilot project for free canteens will nonetheless see the light of day this year.
L has a free education is enshrined in the Belgian Constitution. But in reality, the related costs are very real: daycare, school trips, supplies, canteen, books, etc.
"Free schooling is still a myth in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, while it is much more advanced in Flanders, " says Delphine Chabbert, political secretary of the League of Families.