Collaboration between school and parents
When? September Friday 14th – Saturday 15th 2018.
Where? The Conference takes place at the Best Western Airport Hotel at the Gardermoen Airport area near Oslo. The Shuttle bus S33 drives from the airport to the hotel every 20 minutes. The fee is 70 NOK for a single ticket.
Language: The conference will mainly be in Scandinavian languages. Program in English is marked with (*
The registration form is in Swedish, please send us an e-mail if you want to register in English firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, September 14th
10.00 Welcome by NoKo`s chairman Gunn Iren Müller from Foreldreutvalget for grunnopplæringen, FUG, Norway
10.30-11.30 Strength, Joy, Compassion – Learn how to see your child´s strengths through positive psychology. Neuropsychologist, Research Leader Åse Fagerlund, Folkhälsan in Finland
12.30-14.00 Workshops on the topic of Positive Psychology
14.15-15.30 “How to support students with high learning potentials” Education Manager Jan Sievert Jøsendahl, Drammen municipality in Norway.
16.00-17.15 ”Caring in Chaos” – A Danish Parent Training Programme. Anna Furbo Rewitz, Development Consultant at the Danish ADHD Association. (*
September Saturday 15th
9.00 Power Wake Up, Iceland (*
9.15-10.30 “Towards Equity in Family Engagement. More is Needed than a Good policy” Áine Lynch, Operations Manager of National Parents Council, Ireland (*
11.00-12.15 Multilingual Families, The roles of parents in home and school-cooperation. Sigrun Aamodt, Center Leader of the National Centre for Multicultural Education (NAFO)
13.30-14.30 Parallel Workshops:
a) Cooperation with parents with a different language and culture, Anneli Nuanes and Gabriella Mattson, Föräldraalliansen Sverige
b) Learn with the family, Mette With Hagensen and Morten Kruse, Skole og Forældre, Denmark
c) The Islandic Model for Prevention of Drug Abuse among Teens, Hrefna Sigurjónsdóttir, Heimili og skóli, Iceland (*
14.30-15.00 Closing of the Conference. The presidency of NoKo is transferred to Heimili og skóli – landssamtök foreldra, Iceland
Coffee and Goodbye
Price: NoKo member organizations have prepaid the conference fees. If you are active in one of our member associations please check if you are included in their quotas. For other conference participants, the fee is 300 euros or 2900 NOK, which is to be paid before the conference.