1st international meeting: project start-up
meeting: to get to know each other, build team, create/reinforce common base,
understanding and vision of the project, develop detailed work programme for
first year, create and learn the use of
IT background for web-based common work and communication.
Introduction to the practical tool of SDI: Strength Deployment Inventory as a
tool of co-operation and conflict management. What are our motivations and
how do they change in conflict situations? Evaluation of the meeting.
Dec 2013 offered by Czech partner, all partners
Project meeting via web: Create step-by-step
guide for organisation of open web-lectures and seminars. Web-based seminar: The three centres of
intelligence and their consequences for parenting. On offer for staff of partners and parents
involved with partner organisations. Web-based project meeting to evaluate the
web-seminar and lay out recommendations on its organisation for future
20-23 Feb 2014
CZECH REPUBLIC all partners
2nd international meeting: Training course
in Emotional Intelligence Training in understanding and managing
emotions to create an environment where we can learn from each other, support
each other and grow. - Understanding emotions based on
neurobiological research - Coping with emotions - to combine work
with the body (bio-energy exercises) and consciously focused attention - Limits - a basic need correct limits as a
base for building self-esteem, self-confidence and responsibility - Dealing with anger and aggression - Link the three centers of intelligence
(body work, coping with emotions, mind control) - Exercises to practice - development of
communication, empathy, kindness - Exercises for developing concentration and
learning Evaluation of the training course.
Feb-March 2014 all partners
Follow-up activities: partners supporting
each other in direct implementation/adaption of what has been learned in
their personal and professional life. Practical tool: web-based 4 fortnight
support group - specific listening skills to support another person's own
inner knowledge and wisdom surface.
March 2014 all partners
Web-based project meeting of partners: evaluation
of the experiences of the follow-up activities. Applicability to one's own
context. Discussing preparation activities for the study visit in Latvia.
1- 4 May 2014 FRANCE all partners
3th international meeting: Training course
in "Coaching for parents" - What leverages for parents on „thoughts
and beliefs”, „actions and behaviours” and also „emotions and feelings”. - How can we have goals and deals agreed and
fullfilled with our children? Thematics: - setting smart goals - the coaching posture - powerfull questioning and active listening
tools - "the logical levels of Robert Dilts"
May 2014 offered by Hungarian partner, all partners
Web-lecture on the "Kids’ Skills approach" and the "Parents’ Skills approach". Open to staff of partners and to the public.
May 2014 all partners
Web-based project meeting: evaluation of the
web lecture, sharing about experiences of integration into local activities,
collecting data for preparing mid-term reports. Preparation of next international meeting. Aug-Nov 2014 all partners
Follow-up activities: participants coached
in implementing what they have learned in their professional/personal life.
to create local activities in their organisations. Organisations pair up for
one-to-one coaching processes to practice the newly acquiered skills
11-15 Aug 2014 UNITED KINGDOM all partners
8th international meeting: introduction into the Sustainable Parenting Program - what is land-based education? - relationship to nature as a basis for other relationships? - parents as agents of change - leadership - from the perspective of the 5th generation ahead Evaluation of the meeting. Free day. Final project evaluation meeting I.: addressing the common learning process and co-operation and communication within the partnership.
Sept-Oct 2014 France, Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland
Web-based work through series of project
meetings: development of information/education material for parents and
educators about taking the „coaching posture” as educators of their children.
26-30 Oct 2014 ITALY all partners
5th international meeting: Study visit about
specific parenting contexts: migrant families. Introduction into the tools of social
mediation with migrant families. Social empowerment of migrant families. What are the specific issues around
parenting for migrant families, and how can migrant parents be helped to grow
their social networks? Mid-term evaluation meeting of the
partnership. Creation of detailed work-programme for 2nd year of the
Nov 2014 offered by UK and Hungary, all partners
Web-lectures: 1. Playful Parenting 2. Help!
Tantrums! - for educators and parents in partner organisations
Nov 2014 - Mar 2015 Italy, France, Czech Republic
Local activities: special training sessions
on „coaching for educators, trainers, social workers” and "Coaching for
parents and educators"
Nov 2014-Jan 2015 all partners
Web-based project meeting: creating
financial sustainability for parent education as a tool of social action.
Further discussion on funding schemes for parent education in partner
organisations. Experiences of partners from the for-profit sector. Developing
strategies to create financial sustainability of parent education programs
and to make it more widely available. Follow up activity: writing-up of
recommendations to create financial sustainablity for education in our role
as parents. Drawing-up different strategies.
Dec 2014 all partners
Web-based project meeting to share
experieneces of and evaluate local activities and web-lectures. Febr 2015 all partners
Follow-up activities: participants supporting each other in direct implementation/adaption of what has been learned. 4 weeks web-based support group.
March 2015 Hungary, UK, Poland
Web-based course for educators and parents in partner organisations: Building Emotional Understanding – 4-weeks course about the six basic tools of the Parenting by Connection approach – for educators and parents in partner organisations
April 2015 SLOVENIA Slovenia, Hungary
Playful Parenting – workshop integrated into activities of Slovenian partner
30 Apr - 3 May 2015 HUNGARY all partners
6th international meeting: Training course
in the Parenting By Connection approach – practical tools for parenting and
supporting parents. Thematics: - how do emotions work - practical tools to build emotionally safe
relationships - practical tools for management of stress
and difficult emotions for parents - tools to build one's own support
specifically as a parent - using play and playfullness as a parenting
tool Evaluation of the training course. Project team meeting: monitoring activities
May 2015 Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Rep.
Web-based work meetings: development of
self-assessment questionnaire for parents about their key parental
competences and development of information and education materials to help
them address these.
May 2015 offered by UK, all partners
Web-lecture: Tending the Children’s Fire -
Placing children at the centre of sustainability and parenting skills
July 2015 HUNGARY Hungary, UK, Slovenia
Sustainable Parenting long-weekend in
Hungary: adaption of the sustainable parenting
program to the yearly Family Camp in Hungary
16-19 July 2015 POLAND all partners
7th international meeting: Study visit and
working meeting. Introduction to Parents' School program: how to talk so kids
will listen & listen so kids will talk. Leadership as a competence for
parents: work meeting to share different approaches in leadership training
and as well as reviewing our existing parent education programs from the
point of view "parents' empowerment".July 2015 all partners
Final project evaluation meeting II. via the
web: Assessment of indicators Overviewing remaining report writing tasks