Mythbuster about education and reseacher and pedagogue in Gent. Pedro de Bruyckere has been studying young people's lives for several years and is a self-declared addict to popular culture.
Pedro De Bruyckere (PhD, 1974) is an educational scientist at Arteveldehogeschool, Ghent since 2001 and since 2018 postdoctoral researcher at Leiden University, The Netherlands. He co-wrote several books in Dutch in which he debunks popular myths on GenY and GenZ, education and pop culture. Pedro is an often asked as a public speaker. One of his strenghts is that he is funny in explaining serious stuff. In 2015 the book 'Urban Myths about Learning and Education" was published worldwide by Academic Press, a book that was listed in The Guardian as one of the 10 books every educator should read. This book was translated also in Swedish and Chinese. This book was followed in 2018 by his second international published book: "The Ingredients for Great Teaching".
Pedro de Bruyckere has given key note presentations around the world (New York, Washington DC, London, Barcelona, Berlin, Florence, Pretoria,…). In his blog Pedro de Bruckere often posts his latest views on education.