Multiplier event in Valladolid (Spain): “Transforming schools”

On the afternoon of the 10th of November 2022, the seminar “Transforming the school: from protection to inclusion” will take place in the Faculty of Education at the University of Valladolid. Organised by the AFIN Group (UAB) and the Regional Association of Adoptive Families of Castilla y León (ARFACYL) in the framework of the European […]

Summer School Scholarships Resolution

The process of awarding scholarships to students from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the University of Verona for the Summer School in Groningen has been resolved. We will be in touch in the next few days. Congratulations! It has been a very competitive process.

BF Summer School Call for participants

DESCRIPTION APPLICATION PROCEDURE Who can apply How to apply ScholarshipsDEADLINESDeadline extended to 10 June 29 Aug. – 2 Sept. 2022University of Groningen (NL) Children who are temporarily or permanently unable to live with their families – such as children in foster or residential care, adopted children or unaccompanied migrant children – are entitled to special […]

Training activity, Groningen (NL) 9-12 May

Call for participants In the framework of the E+ Brighter Future Project, the University of Groningen in collaboration with the NGO Pharos is organising a collaborative learning activity that will take place between 9 and 12 May. Its objectives will be:  1) the knowledge and analysis of the Dutch model of public policies in relation […]

BF Learning Activity in February 2022 canceled

As you may have noticed, we have deleted the news on the call for participants in the BF next learning activity. We were supposed to meet next February in the Netherlands, where our Dutch partners had put together an amazing agenda. Joint learning activities are an essential element of the BF project. They allow us […]

Training Activity, 5-8 October 2021

BRIGHTER FUTURE is organising a training activity in Leeds (UK) by PAC UK (part of Family Action) next autumn. The training activity is addressed to members/volunteers/workers of the 7 partners participating in the BF project. Over four days, from 5-8 October, we will learn from PAC UK’s experience in training education staff and discuss the […]

Handbook for Teachers is now available

The English version of From Protection to Inclusion, a handbook for primary and secondary school teachers on (ex)foster children, has been published. This publication aims to provide teachers with information to recognise the specific challenges that may arise in the schooling processes of children in care or who have been adopted and strategies to facilitate […]

The Brighter Future E+ team

The BRIGHTER FUTURE+ team keeps working hard to contribute to the understanding of the situation of children who have experienced early adversities and strengthen the competences of school professionals working with them. On the 12th March, we had a fruitful meeting on our next output, an international school curriculum.

Chandra Kala Clemente was awarded a PhD

Chandra Kala Clemente Martínez, from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, has successfully defended her PhD dissertation on transnational adoptions and search for origins between Spanish-Nepalese families. She has also received the distinction of Cum Laude and the Mention of International Doctorate.