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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Upcoming Events

Blog & Press

Lifelong Learning Lab – National Training for Education Stakeholders

The Lifelong Learning Lab (LLL) has a brand new pilot activity of LLLP replacing its final conference. It will be…

Democracy is in distress, finds the Council of Europe Secretary General’s annual report for 2021

The Secretary General of the 47-nation Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has highlighted a “clear and worrying degree of democratic…

Newsletter October 2020 – 3

Dear EPA members, I am glad to have to opportunity to write you despite the difficult circumstances we are experiencing…

Newsletter October 2020 – 2

Dear EPA members and friends, I hope you and your families are well and safe. I am very pleased to…