families

EVENT: Upcoming ISL Parenting Seminar with Freerk Ykema on “Raising Boys”

This is a timely reminder that the International School of Luxembourg (ISL) are holding their 4th Parent Seminar of the year on Thursday 24th March. This event is not to be missed as special guest speaker Freerk Ykema – founder and author of the world renowned “Rock and Water Program”

Event: Homeschooling Information Evening on Friday 18th March

In collaboration with Alli A.S.B.L (Luxembourg Association for Freedom of Education), Mensa Luxembourg invites you to an information evening with discussion (in French) on Homeschooling in Luxembourg. This meeting will take place on Friday, 18th of March at 167 rue de Trèves, L-2630 Luxembourg (Cents) at 7.30pm. Admission is free,

The Best Gift For Our Kids – Our Full Presence Here And Now For Them!

The Holiday Season has just gone by taking away with it the spirit of giving and sharing, which many of us wish to cherish all year long. Maybe you dedicated considerable time thinking what to give your children that would have more meaning then a mere reproduction of what was

EVENT: Luxembourgish Schools Support Group – Secondary Schools Seminar

Save the Date! – Saturday 19th March, 9am-1pm The Luxembourgish Schools Support Group (LSSG) are very pleased to announce that their next presentation on Luxembourg Schools will be on the Secondary School System. The event will be held on Saturday 19th March at the Lycée Michel Lucius from 9am-1pm. There

École Internationale de Differdange: Offering an Alternative within the Luxembourgish School System

The new École International School in Differdange (EIDD) due to open in September 2016, have welcomed prospective parents to two information evenings in the last week. The school was delighted with the turn out of over 200 people for these events run in French & then English. After a warm

EVENT: Open Day at Lycée Athénée de Luxembourg

For any parents interested in exploring the various Secondary educational options available in Luxembourg, please make a note of the upcoming ‘Open Day’ at the Lycée Athénée de Luxembourg on Saturday 27th February from 10am – 12noon. It is an ‘Open Day’ to find out more about the International Baccalaureate®

EVENT: Parents’ Information Evening for the École Internationale de Differdange

There will be two information evenings for parents wanting to learn more about the proposed new École Internationale de Differdange due to open this coming September 2016. The EIDD will follow the European Schools programme and will offer education from Primary through to the European Baccalaureate. The first two sections

Every Child Needs a Champion. Every Parent Needs a Champion.

There is a message to professionals that I hope to share and the Passage platform seems like a good place to start. So, I write this piece from the perspective of a parent with a child who needs an advocate. The advocate is the person who has the responsibility to

Typecasting Children; Can Books Help to Open Our Minds and Those of Our Children?

Three recent events led me to consider if I stereotype and genderise children, and in truth I found that I did, although unintentionally. Upon realisation, I reprimanded myself and started to research through some adult books such as Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates (an excellent book) and then I sought

EVENT: International Forum on Learning Disorders – Register Now!

Saturday 30th January, 8.30am-6pm There is an International Forum on Learning Disorders, organised by the Fondation du Grand-Duc et de la Grande-Duchesse on Saturday, 30th January from 8.30am. This important event aims to create a platform for dialogue and exchange with parents, teachers and professionals concerned with the issue and throughout

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