About Us

EPA gathers the parents associations in Europe which together represent more than 150 million parents.

EPA works in partnership both to represent and give to parents a powerful voice in the development of education policies and decisions at European level.

In the field of education, EPA aims to promote the active participation of parents and the recognition of their central place as the primary responsible of the education of their children.

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What Do We Do?

EPA supports the participation and collaboration of parents in many educational respects by:

Gathering and disseminating information by means of EPA publications including, newsletters, seminar reports, EPA website, discussion forums.

Highlighting innovation in educational partnership and spreading information about interesting and innovative educational practices.

Promoting parents’ ongoing support and training.

Supporting research in all fields relating to the participation of he parents in the educational environment.

Collaboration with various partners in the broad field of education.

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Blog & Press

European Commission Initiative Pathways to School Success: public consultation open until 30th September

The new Commission Initiative Pathways to School Success is progressing and a draft proposal for a Council Recommendation on Pathways to…

EPA Webinar: Creative Thinking – Why is it important and what role does education play?

Report on EPA Webinar on 19th June 2021   Creative Thinking: Why is it important and what role does education play?…

EPA Webinar: Creativity – What it means and how to nurture it

Report on EPA Webinar on 24th April 2021  “Creativity: What it means and how to nurture it”  Link to webinar…

EPA Webinar: Parenting in the Digital Age

Report on EPA Webinar on 21st November 2020  “Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy”  Link to webinar recording: https://www.dropbox.com/s/jbwk6x4q78qr9l7/GMT20201121-083749_Aivar-Hall.m4a?dl=0 The webinar…