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  • Oct 3rd 2014

    GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY ON OCTOBER 15
    The 2014 OMEP World Assembly reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to WASH from the Start in collaboration with UNICEF.  The aim is to bring water, sanitation, and hygiene education (WASH) to young children, so they enter school healthy and ready to learn. The World Assembly decided that all OMEP National Committees should (1) celebrate Global Handwashing Day on October 15 each year and (2) post information and photos about Global Handwashing Day on their websites, and (3) submit photo[…]
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  • Sep 29th 2014

    OMEP CELEBRATED INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
    Please feel free to email secretariat@worldomep.org and let us know how you celebrated the International Day of Peace. Thank you very much! USAPhoto 1Children form a circle in the Whittier College Commons area to sing the Children’s Song of Peace with members of OMEP-Whittier College. Members of OMEP-Whittier College hold the Peace Day banner and hand out blue ribbon pins and ribbon bracelets they made for the occasion.Photo 2Children form a circle in the Whittier College Common[…]
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  • Jun 12th 2017

    SPECIAL IJEC SUBSCRIPTION RATE FOR MEMBERS
      OMEP members can subscribe the International Journal of Early Childhood (IJEC) for the special price of EUR 25,00 + VAT beginning with 2015 (EUR 20,00 + VAT for 2014). Please contact the president of your national committee for more information. 
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  • Jun 12th 2017

    WATER ECOCULTURE: A EUROPEAN EDUCATIONAL PROJECT FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN
     What it isThe project aims to build preschool children’s awareness about the importance of water for the planet and the way water is linked to certain features of the human culture.What it offers“Water Ecoculture” offers preschool groups the opportunity to get involved in fieldwork for the development of a thematic unit on “water” applying the principles of inquiry-based learning. Children will organize one or more outings to visit places where water exists in order to make obser[…]
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  • Jun 12th 2017

    INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY AND LIFELONG EDUCATION FOR ALL
     Working group of the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee2014 UN International Literacy Day***************The NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee invites you to participate at its International DayLITERACY and LIFELONG EDUCATION FOR ALLMonday, September 8th 2014UNESCO – Room IVEntrance on 125 Avenue de Suffren, 75007 PARISOMEP is a co-organizer of the above event.For more information, please refer to the concept paper and programme. 
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  • Aug 26th 2014

    “RECOVERING STOLEN CHILDHOODS THROUGH EDUCATION: UTILIZING THE TOOLS OF THE DIGITAL AGE. EXAMPLES FROM JORDAN, JAMAICA AND GHANA” WORKSHOP
    Wednesday August 27,20141:30-­‐3pmSalvation Army Auditorium,221 East 52nd St. NY, NY This workshop will demonstrate best practices in the field by NGO’s providing education to some of the most disadvantaged children: the displaced in refugee camps in Jordan; the poor in Jamaica; and under served populations in Ghana. The second part will present the latest information and communication technologies (ICT’s): how to facilitate and support this education (including emergency); and how[…]
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  • Aug 21st 2014

    OMEP ESD WORLD PROJECT FOR 2014-2015
    TO: OMEP National CommitteesFROM: Ingrid Pramling SamuelssonDo members of your national committee have some good ideas for preparing teachers to incorporate Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into their daily work with young children?  If so, we invite your national committee to join the next phase of OMEP’s on-going ESD project work.  This next phase, recently endorsed by the World Executive Committee, involves the development of ESD teacher education materials designe[…]
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  • Aug 18th 2014

    CELEBRATING SPECIAL DAYS
    At the 2014 OMEP World Assembly in Cork, Ireland, representatives from more than 45 national committees agreed to join the world comment by celebrating of the following  special days each year on or around the designated dates:September 21:  International Day of Peace (also called World Peace Day): http://www.un.org/en/events/peaceday/ and http://pathwaystopeace.org/international-day-of-peace/October 15: Global Handwashing Day: http://globalhandwashing.org/ghw-day/&[…]
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  • May 17th 2014

    WORLD PRESIDENT DR. MAGGIE KOONG RECEIVED AN HONORARY DOCTORATE
     Dr. Maggie Koong, our World President, was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters (L.H.D.) by Whittier College, USA on 16 May, 2014.Each year, the Faculty of Whittier College has the distinct honour to nominate and select candidates to receive the College’s highest award. Since 1913, the impressive list of honourands has included pioneers, rising stars, and key contributors in the fields of science, business, politics, engineering, education, and the humanities, among other[…]
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  • Jun 12th 2017

    FORMER NATIONAL PRESIDENT OF OMEP UK, PAMELA BARNES WAS HONOURED WITH THE TITLE MEMBER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
     Former National President of OMEP UK, Pamela Barnes was honoured with the title MEMBER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE on December 6, 2013.In the mid-nineties Pamela Barnes MBE served as the National President in UK. In addition to the OMEP representation, she presented papers on “Hospital Play” and introduced the profession of “hospital play specialists” to OMEP members thoughout the world.  For more than a decade she has been the chairman of “Action for Sick Children” in the UK an[…]
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