Newsletter – July 2012
IAPA has a new website!
We are very excited to announce the launch of the brand new IAPA website! This redesign has a fresher, more intuitive look, and much better information for IAPA members.
IAPA Annual Survey
IAPA has started collecting data for this year’s annual survey on the au pair industry. In recent years the survey has been expanded and improved to provide a higher quality of information. If you haven’t already completed the survey, please take a few minutes to complete it.
IAPA Quality Campaign 2012
The IAPA Quality Campaign Workshop 2012 will take place in Toronto, Canada on Saturday 20 October 2012. This campaign aims to offer structural assistance in the development of a thriving au pair industry in Canada.
Norway advises au pairs to follow new guidelines
The Norwegian Department of Foreign Affairs has advised au pairs in Norway to follow the guidelines that their host government’s immigration directorate has laid down.
Building a business from scratch
It started out as the sideline hobby of an Auckland law student who’d recently emigrated from Sweden. Just six years later Cecilia Robinson’s Parnell-based business Au Pair Link employs 35 people. She’s just won an award recognising her as businesswoman of the year.
WYSTC Sponsorship – Affordable Opportunities
We are delighted to announce a brand new option to help organisations attending WYSTC 2012 to generate publicity at the event at an affordable price.
Student Day 2012
Student Day is a one-day programme designed to give university age students the opportunity to learn about the industry by meeting our members face-to-face to explore potential careers.
Global Youth travel Awards
The Global Youth Travel Awards formally recognise outstanding performers in several fields of international youth travel and reward WYSE Travel Confederation members who contribute so much to our industry and our community.