FAMILIA'S FINNISH COURSES STARTED ON 18 JANUARY 2021
Due to the current corona situation we organise all our Finnish courses online at least until 31 January. We follow the situation and try to move to a hybrid model (part of students online, part face-to-face) as soon as it is safe.
DUO FAMILY TRAINING NEXT SPRING
Duo Family Training is intended for intercultural couples expecting a baby. The training themes include different aspects of intercultural family life: relationship and parenthood as well as child development and bilingualism. The next Duo Family Training group workshops are organised on Tuesdays 2 February (full), 2 March, 13 April and 18 May. The workshops are currently held online due to the coronavirus pandemic. Register for the Duo Family Training groups online and read more from our website.
NEW IN 2021! SUBSIDISED VACATION
For the year 2021, Familia has got a subsidised family summer vacation for the period 20.6.-25.6.2021 at the Sports Center in Pajulahti. The vacation is organised in co-operation with the Maaseudun Terveys- ja Lomahuolto ry. The purpose of the vacation is to give families with kids an equal opportunity to take a rest.
NEW IN 2021! FAMILY WEEKEND CAMP
Familia and Lasten Kesä ry offer family camps in 2021 for families with kids. The camps are attended by a professional team of experienced instructors of Lasten Kesä who take care of the program and enjoyment. Familia will provide program for parents during the weekend (e.g. peer support moment or lecture of certain topic related to parenthood). During the program for adults, camp instructors take care of the children so parents can focus on conversations in peace. Lasten Kesä ry is responsible for registering for to the camps, billing, maintenance and for the camp program.
GUIDE FOR TEACHERS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF EARLY EDUCATION
Have a look at Diverse Families newly published early educational guide for professional educators and teachers. The guide provides information for working with children from diverse families especially in daycare and early education. The guide is only available in Finnish, and can be found from the website. You can also order printed version in advance by filling this form.
FAMILIA'S ACTIVITIES AND CORONA VIRUS INSTRUCTIONS
We are living during a global pandemic that is affecting the activities of organizations all over the world. We are taking the corona virus pandemic into consideration when organizing our autumn's activities. Here you can find instructions about safety measures we are taking. Let's take care of each other!