Resources for parents

Resources for professionals

Websites

EuroChild:
Eurochild is a network of organisations and individuals working in and across Europe to promote the rights and well-being of children and young people.

Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union:
COFACE as the Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union, brings together a large number of civil society organisations with the aim of giving a voice to all families and representing the issues most important to them at the European level.

Families and Societies:
Families and Societies is a collaborative research project is financed in the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme that investigate the diversity of family forms, relationships, and life courses in Europe, assess the compatibility of existing policies to family changes and contribute to evidence-based policy-making.

European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC):
The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) wants to provide information about all policies that can help strengthen the capacities of children and their families to face the unprecedented challenges that exist in the current economic climate in Europe.

Articles

Single parenthood in a life course perspective:
Identifying what « single parent household » are becomes a challenging task in an era of new family forms and related legislations regulating the care and responsibilities of children. Official statistics hardly reflect a composite reality of households between which children circulate and where parental relationships with biological and non-biological parents change during the life course. Read more.

Rethinking the Way College Students Are Taught:
It’s a typical scene: a few minutes before 11:00 on a Tuesday morning and about 200 sleepy-looking college students are taking their seats in a large lecture hall – chatting, laughing, calling out to each other across the aisles. Class begins with a big “shhhh” from the instructor. Read more.