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Saturday 5th March 14:00 – Helsingborg Walk & Talk

Meet outside the City Library (Stadsbibliotek) for a walk through Helsingborg and the harbour area. We’ll end with a stop in a cafe of your choice!

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


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Thursday 10 February 09:30 – Coffee Morning

We’re back at Bruket Kaffebar for a morning of good company and conversation.
Join us to meet other internationals in Helsingborg and pick up helpful tips!

 

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you! 


Sign up here by 08:30 on 10th February

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Thursday 20 January 18:00 – Inside and Out – POSTPONED

 

DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID SITUATION, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 3RD MARCH 

Understanding your child’s social and emotional needs

We welcome Dušanka Kojdić and Laura Kolano of The Camino AB, who invite you to a workshop where you will gain valuable information, learn about children’s social and emotional development, and find out why it should be encouraged in every child. Dušanka and Laura are experienced learning support teachers working at the International School of Helsingborg.

Find out more:

“As learning support teachers working in an international environment, we have noticed a greater need for social and emotional support among young children. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and all the consequences that it brought, children are facing many challenges and problems and therefore require more support and help. If we stop for a second and think about all the changes, transitions and difficulties young children were exposed to in the past two years, we will understand better their needs. We as adults, with the full capacity of understanding and with the full set of coping skills, had a hard time adjusting to changes and situations pandemic brought.

We have noticed that students have a hard time understanding their emotions and dealing with them in a constructive way. Many students carry a level of anxiety and worry which creates more challenges in coping with everyday routines and tasks. We see the biggest challenge when it comes to expressing needs verbally, this is where most of the students struggle and require assistance. When feeling overwhelmed (which happens a lot during early development) and without the right strategies, children can manifest behaviours which are not desirable. This is why it is so important to understand a child’s social and emotional development and the complexity of it. If we as adults focus on understanding the actual need behind the behaviour and if we equip young children with strategies and tools which they can use as coping mechanisms, we are ensuring their safe and healthy wellbeing. 

Providing learning opportunities, as well as a safe and creative environment where children can practice and master social and emotional skills, is the best contribution we as educators can provide for them. With that in mind, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) comes as an integral part of early years education. A famous child psychologist Vygotsky said, “What the child can do with assistance today, he/ she will be able to do by herself tomorrow”. As educators, we know that the best thing we can give young children is the knowledge and belief that they can be successful in what they do, and that they are the ones in control of their emotions and actions. 

Our workshops are created based on SEL theory and concept, they are child-centred, play-based, and interactive, designed for children aged 5-9. Our main focus is prevention, which means providing possibilities for children to reach their full potential and discover their strength.  Prevention is the key in early development of a child, therefore our workshops are designed for children aged 5-9. We hope that you will gain valuable information and learn about the social and emotional development of children and why it is important to encourage it with every child.”

Programme

17:30-18:00 Arrival & refreshments

18:00-19:30 Workshop

19:30-20:00 Mingle

Address: Näringslivs-och destinationsutveckling office, Drottninggatan 7A, 252 21 Helsingborg (upstairs)

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


Sign up here by 14:00 on Wednesday 19th January

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Tuesday 18 January 17:30 – International Student Mingle – POSTPONED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID SITUATION – A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER IN JANUARY

 

Welcome to a mingle and brainstorming event for Campus Helsingborg international master’s students! Living in another country can be an amazing experience and we want to make sure you get the best out of your time in Helsingborg. What activities would you like to do while you live here? Who would you like to meet? What facilities could be improved? What information do you need?

We want to hear your views and find out how HIC can help! Please join HIC and former international students at our first get-together in 2022. RSVP by email to sally@hiconnections.eu and to receive location details.

Time: 17:30-19:00

Location: Central Helsingborg

Saturday 8 January 14:00 – Helsingborg Walk & Talk

Meet outside the City Library (Stadsbibliotek) for a walk up Bergaliden to Kärnan Tower to take in the views, followed by a leisurely wander through the town and North Harbour. We’ll end with a stop in a cafe of your choice!

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!


Sign up here by 14:00 on Saturday 8th January

By registering to our events you give your permission to Helsingborg International Connections (HIC), according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to register your name and email address to be used for the sole purpose of distributing newsletters and invitations to events.

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Wednesday 8 December 09:30 – Christmas Coffee

Our December mingle will have a Christmassy feel, with Bruket offering a special Christmas breakfast menu until 10:00. Welcome to join us!
 
*Please note the different time and day
 
Time: 09:30 – 11:00
Address: Bruket Kaffebar och Kafe, 9 Bruksgatan, 252 23 Helsingborg
 
During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!

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Thursday 14 October 18:00 – Ways into Work #3

Photo: Lieselotte van der Meijs/imagebank.sweden.se

Join us for our third “Ways into Work” event for tips, inspiration, and real-life stories! Our guest speakers will give you important insights to help you find your way into work in Sweden. We will be live streaming this event on Facebook.

Finding Work in Sweden

Ali Alabdallah is a Syrian journalist and author who arrived in Sweden as a refugee in 2013. Ali’s journey has led him to write two books in Swedish, one for newcomers seeking work Nytt jobb i nytt land and one to help employers make their workplaces more inclusive Mångkultur i din jobbkultur His talk will help you to look for the positive, be pro-active and stay motivated. Ali now works as a careers coach at Asuria, a socially-focused recruitment company based in Helsingborg. Read more

Cultural Roadmap to the Swedish Workplace

Federica Viero is an intercultural and inclusion trainer and facilitator based in Malmö. Drawing from her experience of supporting leaders, academics, and newcomer talents in their professional reinvention across cultures, she will walk you through the essential steps every newcomer to Sweden should be mindful of when integrating into the Swedish job market and workplace. Read more

An Expat Story

Inna Selipanov is a foreigner living in Helsingborg for a little over 2 years now. Although she is technically American, she considers herself to be a citizen of the world. Being of Russian heritage, she spent the formative years of her adolescence and young adulthood in California. This was followed by a collective 14 years in Germany, between Berlin and Frankfurt, and then came the relocation to Sweden. In all the places she goes, Inna takes her ever-growing family with her. Initially following her husband’s career endeavours, Inna has been on a journey of her own personal and professional discovery. And even though there are many bumps along the way, the journey is far from ended.

Programme:

17:30-18:00 Arrival & refreshments
18:00-19:30 Guest speakers & break
19:30-20:00 Mingle
 
Address: Helsingborgs stad Näringsliv & Destinationsutveckling (upstairs), Drottninggatan 7A, 252 21 Helsingborg

During our events, we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you! 


Sign up here by 14:30 on 14th October

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Thursday 7 October 08:30 – HIC Coffee Morning

Photo: Bruket Kaffebar

We’re back at Bruket Kaffebar for our October coffee morning! We hope you can join us for chat, knowledge-sharing, and tips on life in Helsingborg. Why not stop by after the school run or before work?
 
 
During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you!