FALL SERIES 2019

18:45 - 19:00  Doors Open

Each workshop will feature an expert(s) in the fields of child development and education to discuss contemporary topics and teach skills that parents can immediately put into practice at home. Workshops are appropriate for parents and caregivers of students Pre-K to Grade 12. Learn more about our presenters on the PRESENTERS page. 

 

A typical workshop follows the following schedule: 

19:00 - 20: 00 Expert Presentation & Questions 

20:00 - 20:30 Guided Parent Discussions

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Discover How to Boost Your Child's Concentration and Learning Effectively

Each child can improve their learning ability and perform better in school with the help of their parents and dedicated professionals. Each child deserves to thrive! During this workshop you will discover how you can help your child to nourish, support and reset both body and brain function on a DNA level! Get your child ready for a successful year! Together we can raise HAPPY, HEALTHY and CONNECTED CHILDREN!

  26th of November 2019

PhD in Neuroscience

19:00 - 20:30

 

Zug Library

St.-Oswalds-Gasse 21

6301 Zug 

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WINTER SERIES 2020

More Information coming soon

Local, Bilingual or International School? 

Parents relocating to Switzerland often find it hard to make sense of the local school system and struggle to get meaningful information about available school options. Stefanie helps families to navigate the Swiss schools and provides them with the tools and coaching to best support their journey through the education system. 

21st of January 2020

  •  Making the right choice: Local or International school? 

  • The Swiss education systemL From Kindergarten to University

  • 'Schooling' in Switzerland: Cultural differences

  • Integration options for expat children in local schools

In the parent workshop you will learn about: 

Educational Consultant

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19:00 - 20:30

 

Coming Soon

Is your son or daughter interested in earning his/her university degree in the United States? American colleges and universities rank among the best in the world for educational quality and academic offerings, so it’s no surprise that almost one million international students are currently enrolled in U.S. colleges. During this workshop we will explore the pros and cons of American universities, discuss how to determine if they may be the right educational pathway for your child and highlight key admission strategies.

Exploring University Studies in the U.S. 

4th of February 2020

Educational and Career Cosultant

19:00 - 20:30

 

Coming Soon

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 25th of February 2020

Supporting Learning in Primary School

We often think of learning in school as something children should enjoy . This is, however, not always the case. They are often under pressure to follow the rules at school and get good grades to make their parents' proud. So what can parents do to support their children's success at school? 

This workshop will discuss: 

  • The importance of social and emotional skills 

  • A good attitude towards school work is crucial for success

  • The importance of structure in everyday life to enhance higher order thinking 

  • What specific and broad skills do children acquire at school

Psychologist for Children & Adolescents FSP

19:00 - 20:30

 

Coming Soon

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Creating a Smooth School Transition

As a part of a globally mobile society, it is vital that we create smooth transitions for our children when they are moving schools.

 

Join April in the conversation about how to: 

 10th of March 2020

  • present the most important information about your child when applying for schools

  • create a smooth transition when moving from primary to middle or middle to high school

  • create a network before moving

Educational Consultant

19:00 - 20:30

 

Coming Soon

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Healthy Technology Use at Home

 24th of March 2020

Everywhere you turn, you see someone on their mobile phone – walking down the street, sitting at a table in a restaurant, in the doctor’s office, standing at the bus stop.  Teens are no exception. The Pew Research Center reports that 95% of teens have access to smartphones. It’s important for parents to have open conversations with their children about how to use their devices safely and responsibly. As parents, understanding the technology children are using and setting ground rules is important. 

Topics include:
        • Best practices for home management
        • Internet safety
        • Social media and digital interactions
        • Mobile device security, tips, and tricks

Digital Coach

19:00 - 20:30

 

Coming soon

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PAST EVENTS

FALL SERIES 2019

Parenting with Awareness

17th of September 2019

What are your parenting patterns? Are you parenting how you were parented? Is this by choice? How effective is it? What shifts might you want to consider? We’ll take a look at our parenting styles without judgment and consider their effectiveness.

Topics include

  • Reaction vs. Response as a parenting skill

  • Parenting with your best self, speaking to your child‘s best self 

  • Learn how to see what is behind the tantrum 

  • Learn how to be patient and compassionate with yourself so you can be the same with your child

Mindfulness and Yoga Trainer

19:00 - 20:30

 

ISCS

Lozernparkstrasse 8

6330 Cham 

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 12th of November 2019

Bilingual Language Development and Signs of Language Disorders

Are you raising your child in a multilingual environment? Can too many languages confuse your child? What is considered typical language development? Learn the answers to these questions and more.

Topics Include: 

  • Typical language development

  • Myths vs. facts in multilingualism

  • Signs of a language disorder

  • Strategies to promote healthy language development

Speech & Language Pathologist

Speech & Language Pathologist

19:00 - 20:30

 

SIS Rotkreuz

Suurstoffi 41c

6343 Rotkreuz 

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1st of October

Social Skills Development and Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Are you concerned about your child’s social development? Do you think your child might have an Autism Spectrum Disorder? Or are you just curious about what to expect in terms of your child’s social development.  This workshop provides an introduction to general social skills development with a focus on recognising some of the signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Topics include: verbal and non-verbal communication; and the importance of play and making friends. 

1st of October 2019

Clinical Psychologist

Speech & Language Pathologist

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19:00 - 20:30

 

Freiruum Eventhalle

Aabachstrasse 16,

6300 Zug

19:00 - 20:30

 

Zug Library

St.-Oswalds-Gasse 21

6301 Zug 

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Character Education Researcher

 29th of October 2019

In this session, we will examine how we can support our children as we prepare for their lives away from the family home. The preparation starts when they are young!

The session looks at: 

  • The importance of building resilience, independence, and character to give your children the tools they need for success at university and beyond

  • How to build upon the prosocial behaviors and soft skills that are developed both at home and at school

Preparing Your Child for Life Outside the Nest

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