News & Events

Upcoming and Previous Events

Here you will find updates of our upcoming events, news about our foundation and activities as well as reporting of our previous events. At each item you have the opportunity to receive more information or to subscribe for the upcoming events. We are looking forward to welcoming you at our events!

21/02/2019

ISSA: International Step by Step Association Children’s wellbeing in their early years is crucial and it depends tremendously on the physical, mental, social-emotional, cultural, economic, and political conditions of the environment where they live or where they were born. The...

20/02/2019

Pre-conference workshop ‘Partnering with Young Children across Sectors – Beginning a Movement’ offered by the L4WB Foundation Objectives This one-day workshop aims to facilitate the exchange of note-worthy practices in the collaboration between (young) children and adults, and to involve...

19/02/2019

Can learning for well-being over the life course be achieved through lifelong learning community centres in neighbourhoods? A new briefing paper, called ‘Implementing a holistic approach to lifelong learning: Community Lifelong Learning Centres as a gateway to multidisciplinary support teams’...

19/02/2019

The children’s rights community will gather in Brussels for Eurochilds 2019 General Assembly and Members’ Day on 17-18 April, 2019.  Eurochild, member of the L4WB Community, is organizing her annual meeting at the office of ‘KindEnGezin’, Avenue de la Porte...

18/02/2019

After the successful L4WB Community Day last year, we invited our community composed by young people and adults to participate at our annual Community Day in Brussels. After the amazing virtual launch we had for our new project called ‘Act2Gether’...

18/02/2019

Quality of Childhood at the European Parliament, on Tuesday March 5th, 2019 Helping, sharing, collaborating… are not words generally associated with adolescents.  Drawing on insightful new neurocognitive research, however, Professor Eveline Crone – winner of the Spinoza Prize, the highest...

22/01/2019

CONFERENCE The Conference Strengthening integration within early childhood systems – why and how? will bring together European and country policy makers and programs implementers to discuss about the rationale for strengthening integration in the early childhood systems and about ways in which...

14/12/2018

On Tuesday December 4th, 2018 another Quality of Childhood (QoC) session took place at the European Parliament in Brussels.   A ‘Republic for children’ where children and adults recognize each other as competent partners sounds like a contemporary idea resonant...

10/12/2018

The Lifelong Learning Week began on 3 December and brought the 42 member organisations of the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP), who address formal and non-formal education throughout the life course and across Europe, to Brussels.  Many events took place at...

10/11/2018

Trainings on listening to children The Learning for Well-being Foundation and Eurochild are partnering in creating a training programme that helps children and adults partner in initiatives that support the right of children to be heard and taken seriously.  ...

19/07/2018

Children flourish through artistic expression, so cutting budgets for art programmes undermines children’s development, as argued during the Quality of Childhood (QoC) session at the European Parliament, organized with the Alliance for Children European Network Group on 4 September 2018...

15/06/2018

Children as Actors Transforming Society 2018: ‘Safe Together’ The CATS Forum 2018 (Children as Actors Transforming Society) was dedicated to creating safety in partnership, as way to address violence against children. The forum gathered almost 300 participants, of which about...

15/06/2018

The annual Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) event in Vienna was the usual vibrant interchange between 43 networks around formal, non-formal and informal education that together cover 50,000 institutions.  The Learning for Well-being Foundation was invited to offer an energizing moment...

13/06/2018

On June 5th, 2018 another Quality of Childhood (QoC) session took place in the European Parliament in Brussels. The organizers as usual were the Alliance for Childhood European Network Group and the Learning for Well-being Foundation. This time a formal forum and a...

07/06/2018

Measuring the long-term social and economic value of investing in children,’ an event held on 7 June at Eurochild in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Foundation, further extended this discussion in the context of the Childonomics initiative that develops an economic model informed...

07/06/2018

  An event with this title was held at Eurochild on 6 June, 2018 co-organized by the Learning for Well-being Foundation.  Nancy Mannix of the Palix Foundation offered her experience of transformative investment for children in Canada, as a springboard...

19/05/2018

Helping young people finding a sense of purpose From 14 to 19 May, in Luxembourg, the L4WB Foundation, in partnership with the European Peer Training Organisation, led another seminar of the project “Bouge et Décroche ton Potentiel” (Move and Land your...

17/05/2018

On 17 and 18 May, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Education, Sport, Youth and Culture organized a conference in Brussels on Inspiring Change: The governance of school education. The conference explored the key policy messages articulated by the ET...

11/05/2018

Luís Manuel Pinto (Educational Programmes) from the L4WB Foundation completed last May a one-year advanced practitioner training in Social Presencing Theatre (SPT). Based on Theory U, this methodology combines movement and mindfulness to help make visible the inner dynamics of...

30/04/2018

From April 30 through May 3, 2018  a group of 13 practitioners from Europe and North America met in Kalamazoo, Michigan (U.S.A.)  Representing a variety of disciplines and fields of interest, they came to  learn together and reflect on the...

24/04/2018

L4WB Community Day in Brussels on ‘Competent Systems’ On April 24th, 2018 all community members and friends of the L4WB Foundation gathered for celebrating achievements, connecting with each other and with various activities. To commit for another year of supporting...

03/07/2017

A series of workshops introducing the basic elements of the L4WB framework are being offered to members of the L4WB community who wish to deepen their understanding of Learning for Well-being. The next edition will take place from the 27th...

05/06/2017

When it comes to imagining the future, no one can dream as limitlessly as children. Yet, millions of children are still growing up in places affected by conflict. How do these children participate in shaping their own futures? And what...

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