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L.I.N.K: An education and training programme for lifelong learning on social rights from a whole-family perspective





The European Family Lab L.I.N.K. programme is your virtual gateway to deepen your knowledge to better support families and children in your community.

What does L.I.N.K. stand for? 


L.I.N.K. (Learning and Innovating through New Knowledge) focuses on key social challenges of our times. L.I.N.K. educational tools and courses of are based on values of human rights, non-discrimination, gender equality, social inclusion, diversity, empowerment, and intergenerational solidarity, and are designed for contributing to addressing important challenges that modern societies face.

The L.I.N.K. programme is a result of the collaboration between COFACE Families Europe and KMOP Education Hub. COFACE offers the programme its extensive knowledge on issues related to families at the European level, while KMOP, based on its long-term experience in actions supporting children and young people, as well as its knowledge in educational planning, provides documented and modern educational methods.

L.I.N.K reflects the joint goal of COFACE and KMOP to create a modern educational center aiming at supporting education and lifelong learning for a range of challenges, in which families, professionals and modern societies in general need support and continuous guidance.

In general, the goal of L.I.N.K. is to develop e-learning courses. The courses may follow asynchronous, synchronous, and blended e-learning methods, through all the series of educational modules that are developed.  These educational modules provide learners with new skills and solutions to societal challenges affecting families of today, supporting also the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and the European Pillar of Social Rights.


Who is the programme for?


The education and training courses are being developed for three main target groups:

• Families

• Professionals

•Organisations and Institutions

The first L.I.N.K. e-learning course is for professionals, and namely teachers working in any educational setting, students of psychology, education, social sciences, as well as any professional working with children in learning environments on a daily basis.

Learn more below  ↓

School Bullying Management – Effective Skills for Educators  

A benefit for Children, Families and Schools 



Are you a teacher, school manager, or education practitioner working with children and youth? 

Positive and inclusive classroom dynamics are every educator’s dream and what every student deserves. Through this e-learning course, discover useful insights into the causes, expression, and effects of bullying, as well as clear guidelines on how to prevent and tackle bullying in school communities. This is an introductory course and requires no prior knowledge on bullying. It is useful for all professionals who need basic but also specialised knowledge on school bullying prevention and management.

Bullying and its impact on communities

School bullying and violence is a worldwide worrisome phenomenon that occurs within a broad context, where it becomes very difficult for educators and pupils to control violent behaviour through interaction.  Violence in educational settings is a daily reality that deprives millions of children and young people of their right to education and free expression of their identities without any discrimination. According to an estimation by Plan International,  246 million children and adolescents experience violence in and around school every year. Girls are disproportionately affected compared to boys, as well as those children who do not conform to prevailing societal norms. All children can be bullied, yet evidence shows that children who are perceived to be “different” in any way are more at risk. Key factors include physical appearance, ethnic, linguistic or cultural background, including not conforming to sexual and gender norms and stereotypes; social status and disability.

Develop your understanding of the dynamics of bullying and help your community

This first e-learning course focuses on school bullying prevention and management, providing effective skills for teachers mainly, but also for all professionals in any educational setting who work with children, adolescents, and their families. The training follows an interactive approach to ensure each thematic unit is fully understood and can be implemented successfully. You are going to receive clear and detailed instructions on how to apply all the methods and techniques you need to know, to gain the ability to deal with bullying behaviour, contribute to the development of a healthy school environment and consequently help children, families, and the wider society where we all live.


About the course

Course duration: Approximately 3 hours. You can take the course at your preferred time and at your own pace.

Learning approach: Create your own learning journey by navigating the different activities.

How does it work? The course is 100% online.

Language: The course is available in English and Greek.

Certification: Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance from KMOP Education Hub and COFACE Families Europe.

Free: The course is free of charge and is developed on the open-source platform, Moodle, which is accessible based on registration.

Navigation: To better navigate the course use a pc or a tablet, and Chrome or Firefox as browsers. This course is not to be followed on mobile devices.

Modules and training materials

The course is split into three modules consisting of various activities and organised into learning paths to help you keep track of your progress, and gradually guide you to achieve the course objectives. You can learn through multimedia material, interactive activities, and practical exercises that will keep you active and make the course engaging.

Who developed the course?

This course was developed based on the expertise of the KMOP Education Hub, by educational psychologists with many years of proven experience in the field of prevention and treatment of violent and intimidating behavior in children and young people. It is fully asynchronous and is within a Learning Management System called “Moodle”.

Meet your trainer : Dr. Antonia Torrens

Dr. Antonia Torrens is an educational psychologist, General Manager of KMOP and Vice President of COFACE Families Europe. She is the founder and coordinator of the “Live Without Bullying” programme, an innovative programme aiming to prevent and deal with school and cyber bullying in Greece. The programme has so far assisted more than 30,000 children and teachers throughout Greece and it has signed memorandums of cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Sports and other public bodies.

For further questions and inquiries contact Beybin Elvin Tunç, COFACE Education Programme Coordinator: .



Core partners 

COFACE Families Europe and the KMOP-Education & Innovation Hub are the core partners of European Family Lab- L.I.N.K. Programme.