FDC promotes continuing education for those involved in the organization of courses (team leaders, moderators and steering committee members) and often organizes training seminars for this purpose.
FDC also promotes international conferences and congresses that help families worldwide.
IFFD last year held the twentieth edition of its International Family Congress from October 18-20, 2019 at the “QEII Centre” in London. The theme of the congress was Family, the face of humanity.
Dr. Andrew Mullins is an Adjunct Associate Professor at University of Notre Dame Australia. He is past Headmaster of Radfield and Wollemi Colleges, in Sydney, and currently on the Board of Harkaway Hills College in Melbourne. He is the Director in Drummond Study Centre, Carlton, Victoria. He collaborates with other academic entities such as the Australian Defence Forces Academy in Canberra, the John Paul ll Institute for the Family in Melbourne, and the International University of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. He has given numerous lectures and seminars in Australia and overseas on parenting and character development, and recently was the keynote speaker at the International Federation for Family Development Conference in Mexico City. He is the author of Parenting for Character: Equipping Your Child for Life, with editions in several languages. His doctoral studies focused on virtue development and neuroscience.
FDC is also pleased to promote any additional activities for couples outside of the courses offered, such as Family Picnics, local parenting seminars etc. Please see local websites for events taking place in your city.