AIFREF - XVII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF AIFREF AIFREF - XVII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF AIFREF
English version France version Česká verze 18 – 20 May 2017   Karolinum, Prague
AIFREF - XVII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF AIFREF

Congress Topics

Children's quality of life today

  1. Children at the heart of today's family networks:
    • Their affective, cognitive, linguistic and social development in the bosom of a family unit that is undergoing a process of profound change (evolution of the concept of upbringing, modification of parent roles and intergenerational relationships, new role of parents and grandparents, etc..
    • Their development in unstable family contexts: the impact of divorce and its conditioning factors, the dynamics of reconstructed families and post-divorce care and upbringing.
  2. Children and the evolution of educational institutions:
    • Children at the heart of the "preschool" phase and its new formats, and at the heart of the "primary" phase and its current educational and pedagogical goals. Children in the context of the new "media" and their roles and impacts: new educational approaches.
    • Learning and behavioural disorders (violence, bullying, extortion and hazing).
    • School-family-community-Internet coeducation, Education Cities, children at the heart of their city, urban resilience and social prevention (through sport, music, etc.).
  3. Children at risk:
    • Children whose needs and education are neglected, abused children, children and non-parental care and social protection.
    • Children and contemporary problems: substance abuse, eating disorders (obesity, anorexia), social responses and contradictions.
    • Addition to multimedia games, life in the virtual world, the media and criminal behaviour, minors as marketable goods.
  4. Children in their cultural and environmental context:
    • Cultural and intercultural relations through the new media and new educational mixes.
    • Interculturalism and the children of in/emigrant parents, ethnic minorities, unemployed parents, mixed couples and multicultural groups.
    • "Sustainable" education, relationship with nature and the ecological dimension, children's immersion in nature, their relationship with animals, healthy eating and eating habits both within and outside the family.