Brecht Peleman is an engaged colleague in VBJK, as well as at the Ghent University, Department of Social Work and Social Pedagogy, where he works on all kinds of research, innovative processes and policy recommendations. He also grew into filmmaking and editing videos. He has become quite familiar with different research methods such as the use of video, questionnaires, focus groups and literature reviews. Brecht is also active internationally, for example in the Wanda project.
His focus is mostly on childcare by childminders, out of school care and children’s spare time, professionalization and the transition from home or childcare to pre-primary education.
In 2018 Brecht commits himself to Ghent University to work as a researcher on early multilingualism.