Landcommanderij Alden Biesen is a state cultural centre, conference and seminar centre, is part of the Ministry of Culture, Art & Heritage agency, and is based in a historic castle with a European mission. The centre organizes and runs national and international courses, seminars and conferences and in-service training days for teachers and trainers on European issues, quality care, networking, validation and the use of storytelling in education.

Alden Biesen has coordinated a number of Socrates and LLP projects and networks and provides in-service training on these project themes. The centre runs an international programme on European citizenship and heritage for schools with a focus on culture, heritage and European democratic structures. Alden Biesen also cooperates with the department of Education for the promotion of Comenius and Grundtvig in Flanders.

ALDEN BIESEN on the web

Promoting and Validating Key Competences in Mobility and Traineeships in Europe