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Stichting IPA (Parents International) is established with the mission of supporting parents around the world to become game-changers by helping their children to grow up happy and healthy 21st century citizens. By becoming the best parents of our children we can ensure the future of not only our children, but also the well-being of mankind. The UN Convention the Rights of the Child, the piece of legislation that establishes the rights and duties of parents for the best interest of...

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Commitment day

Commitment day has been around for years, because let’s be honest: what could deserve its own day more than the beautiful thing that is commitment? ...

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Science fiction day

Science fiction fans around the world celebrate January 2 as Science Fiction Day. It celebrates science fiction writer Isaac Asimov's official birthday. ...

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World Braille day

World Braille Day is annually celebrated on January 4, the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille. The day recognizes the contributions of Louis Braille in ...

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World Environmental Education Day

Every January 26th we celebrate the World Environmental Education Day. This has its origin date from 1972 with the Declaration of the United Nations Conference ...

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International Book Giving Day

14th February is about getting books into the hands of as many children as possible on 14th February #bookgivingday Parents International has supported the initiative since ...

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International Childhood Cancer Day

International Childhood Cancer Day is celebrated annually on 15 February to raise awareness and to express support for children and adolescents with cancer, survivors and ...

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World Day of Social Justice

The World Summit for Social Development was held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1995 and resulted in the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action. At this ...

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International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. Languages are the most powerful instruments ...

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Zero Discrimination Day

On 1 March, people around the world join together to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day. The UN first celebrated Zero Discrimination Day on March 1, 2014, ...

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International Women’s Day 

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for ...

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Father’s Day

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated ...

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World Down Syndrome Day

Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition, exists in all regions across the globe ...

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World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism – and others living with autism – face ...

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The International Day of Families

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. The International Day of Families provides an opportunity to promote awareness ...

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International Missing Children’s Day

Launched in 1998 as a joint venture of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children(ICMEC) and the US's National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), the Global Missing ...

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Global Day of Parents

The Global Day of Parents is observed on the 1st of June every year. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2012 ...

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Helping Families Engage in Their Children’s Learning

This research-based guide is a practical tool for teachers and school administrators for engaging with parents around the learning of their children. It is especially welcome since it is NOT about homework. Guide for parental engagement in learning You can find other resources on the website of the School Community Network here: http://schoolcommunitynetwork.org/

Eurydice report on mainstream education in Europe

These two new reports provide basic and easy-to-understand information on schooling in Europe. Compulsory Education in Europe 2019/20   provides concise information on the duration of compulsory education/training in 43 European education systems, covering 38 countries participating in the EU’s Erasmus+ programme (28 Member States, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, North Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia […]

Smart parenting in the digital age – A how-to guide for parents with children aged 0-8 – HUNGARIAN

“We help our children to tie their shoelaces (neatly). To cross a busy road (safely). And to explore in the park without getting hurt (…mostly).

Children also need our help with the digital world. From staying safe on social media, to finding the games that help to develop their brains in positive ways, and enable them to have fun. This guide helps you to think more about raising children in a digital age.

We’ve broken it down into five easy steps, so that you can take the time to focus on what matters – Your child. Keeping them safe. Helping them learn and grow.”
Access the guide in HUNGARIAN.

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