PARENT Academy


Raising children is one of life's most rewarding experiences but can also be stressful. When you're living in a foreign country, it's good to have a support network and reliable sources of information.

Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam is offering parent education presentations and workshops to help equip and inform expat parents as they raise their kids in The Netherlands, with all the inherent rewards and challenges. 
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Choose between our free online parenting presentations (via Zoom) or our (paid) English First Aid courses and join our "virtual open day" to learn more about our outstanding school's academic excellence, our personalised learning and what it means to be part of the NAE family.
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Thursday, 18 January 2024 | 08:15am on site

Decoding Power Struggles at Home

Navigating power struggles and decoding what to do when kids say “NO!” If you are ready to learn new ways to approach "push back" in a healthy way and get out of power struggles effectively, (with intention and integrity) this workshop is for you.
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Thursday, 8 February 2024 | 8:15am Onsite

Building Blocks to Conscious Parenting

It is absolutely possible to invite cooperation and collaboration from kids without resorting to punishments, consequences, threats, bribes or rewards. Conscious parenting allows children to flourish, develop intrinsic motivation, emotional intelligence and the values and integrity that will guide their life, and connect you to your child for the entire journey. Join us to learn more!

Speaker: Shruti Kumar (Parent Coach)

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Monday, 11 March 2024 | 19:45 Online

Cultivating Confidence in Kids with "Specific" Praise

The right kind of praise can boost confidence and motivation in our children, used correctly it can inspire children to be more cooperative, persistent and hardworking. However, if a child feels it is undeserved or insincere, they can become worried when challenged, or afraid of failure if they’ve always been told “you’re so smart”. Get some tips on praise and join us!

Speaker: Mrs Shruti Kumar, Parent Coach

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Thursday, 18 April | 19:30 ONLINE

Teaching Kids about Self Control & Delayed Gratification

Helping our children to resist the temptation to quit or get easily frustrated / overwhelmed with academic (or other) tasks can be learned. Learning to wait for the things they want will lead to the ability to resist unhealthy habits and avoid self-indulgence. There are distractions and temptations everywhere - how can we help our kids develop self control? Join us for this important presentation.

Speaker: Stephanie Baumgarten-Kustner (Child & Adolescent Psychologist)

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18 March (FULL) OR 8 May 2024

First Aid Course in English

When every second counts, whilst waiting for the ambulance to arrive - learn how to respond to unresponsiveness, CPR and AED, choking, severe bleeding and seizures, fits, convulsions. Get hands-on practice doing CPR on an infant (dummy) etc.

€ 65 per person

Time: 9am-12pm

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Virtual Open Days are a great way to discover our school from the comfort of your home! Discover what makes NAIS Rotterdam and its community the best place for your child.

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