3rd pan-hellenic conference of early childhood educators of the Athens Municipal Crèches and Child Care Centers

The Athens Municipal Crèches and Child Care Centers (DBA), after the decision of the Chairman, Mrs Hera Valsamaki, and the Board of Directors, organizes the Pan-Hellenic Conference of Early Childhood Educators entitled: “Physical Education and Sports Culture for the Children of European Cities, Important Factors for the Promotion of their Health and Holistic Development”.

The Conference will be held in Athens on 16th and 17th October 2010.

The organization is taking place in terms of the participation of the Athens Municipal Crèches and Child Care Centers in the European intergovernmental programme “You need exercise -  Introducing everyday Culture of sports for Children in European cities”, in which there participate 5 European cities (Athens, Innsburg in Austria, Rotterdam in the Netherlands, Copenhagen in Denmark) with coordinator partner the city of Stuttgart.

The aim of the conference, which is taking place with the support of the Kapodistrian University of Athens and especially of the Workshop of Adapted Mobility Activity / Developmental and Mobility Disorders of the Faculty of Physical Education & Sports Sciences, is the exchange of successful approaches – practices – politics -  programmes, which aim at the encouragement of daily physical activities -  exercise of children of European cities.

In the conference distinguished scientists and academics, representatives of sports factors and local authorities will participate as speakers and will present research data and topics of exceptional scientific interest as well as educators, who have implemented relevant educational programmes in their child care centers.

This upmost scientific event is expected to be attended by over 500 people, representatives of ministries, local authorities, scientific and sports factors, university students and active educators from all over the country.

To participate: 210-5142815, 210-5139366, e-mail tmpaidprogram@yahoo.gr