Family Enrichment Ireland

Family Enrichment Ireland

On November 6, two groups of parents were very excited to start First Steps and First Letters programs in Dublin. The courses, aimed at helping parents with children under the age of 8 to develop their parenting skills, will take place simultaneously until they both finish in May. During the next few months, the parents taking part will have sessions in small and large groups in order to work on, in a very practical way, the child-rearing challenges of this particular stage: child care and stimulation, understanding the particular personality of each child, and the importance of play and...
Croatia

Croatia

On October 23, IFFD carried out a Personal Project training session in Zagreb, with around 20 moderators, two of whom travelled from Slovenia to take part. The aim of this training course is to prepare Croatian moderators to launch the Personal Project program. This program is aimed at young people who are just approaching adulthood and gives them a perfect framework to analyze their current situation, gain confidence in their decision making skills, and make plans for the...
Expansion in Mexico

Expansion in Mexico

A new LAR has been set up for the city of León. Additionally, two moderator training courses were held on October 15 & 16 in Mexico City, with 28 participants, and in the city of Hermosillo, with 27 moderators taking part.
FamiliesAndSocieties – Final conference

FamiliesAndSocieties – Final conference

The Final Conference of the FP7 EU Project FamiliesAndSocieties has been held in Brussels on 18 October. It is a large-scale collaborative research project that addresses the development of families in Europe and the challenges posed by their increasing complexity and...
Slovenia

Slovenia

Liubliana, the capital of Slovenia, has been the scene for the relaunch of Family Enrichment in Slovenia, with the setting up of a First Steps program, which started on September 24 with 18 couples. This course is being supported by international moderators; however, plans are underway to train local moderators in order to be able to expand the project in this...