Hein Zegers has been co-authoring and co-moderating the introductory chapter of the KU Leuven Leuven University EdX MOOC ‘Existential Well-Being Counseling’ by Prof. Mia Leijssen. He has also been giving guest lectures at several faculties of the university.
Hein Zegers has been Teaching Assistant for the world’s very first MOOC on “The Science of Happiness” (University of California, Berkeley) for over 200.000 Students from all over the world.
Main Responsibility: Community Teaching Assistance for the first chapter “Introduction to the Science of Happiness”.
Evidence Based Happiness vzw is a non-profit organization. Its mission is to spread the Science of Well-Being, in a way that is both understandable and scientifically accurate. Its co-founder and chair is Hein Zegers.
This educational/research organization obtained official non-profit status (“vzw”) on the first official United Nations World Happiness Day (March 20, 2013).
Hein Zegers has been a licensed Psychologist since 2010.
Co-Founder & first Executive Committee Member (Jan 2010-Jun 2012)
Hein Zegers has co-founded and served a full 2-year term as Executive Committee Member of SIPPA, the Student section of IPPA, the International Positive Psychology Association.
Main responsibilities: spreading the Science of Positive Psychology by setting up a world-wide network of local representatives & help recruiting over 1800 paying student members.
IPPA Charter Member (since 2009)
Hein Zegers has been ENPP Country Representative for Belgium (from 2005) & Board Member (from 2017)
Spreading the Science of Positive Psychology, especially in Belgium and the Dutch/French/German/English-speaking European area.