Dr. Ellen De Decker graduated in 2010 at Ghent University with a master degree in Physical Education and started a teacher training, which she finished one year later. Ellen worked between 2010 and 2014 as a PhD-student at the Department of Movement and Sport Sciences (Ghent University) and focused during her research on how to decrease sedentary/sitting behaviour of preschool children.

Currently, Ellen is working at Odisee, campus Aalst, where she teaches Motor Development and Dance in the teacher training for pre-primary education.