Ms. Aviva Lion, one of the founders of Tsad Kadima (“One Step Forward”), the Association for Conductive Education in Israel and long time member of Tsad Kadima’s board of directors passed away on 5th January 2021. In her country Aviva Lion acted as an expert of social work and family therapy and a recognised professional and supervisor of social and education affairs, and founded and directed a number of welfare organisations.

Mrs. Gyuláné Kozma (Ildikó Székely), founder of the András Pető International Association for Conductive Education and former Director General of the András Pető Educational Training and Educational Institute for the Disabled was born on 17 October, 1947 in Budapest. Through her mother, Ily Székely, she grew up together with conductive pedagogy.

After a year spent at the Budapest University of Technology, she chose conductive education as her profession: she went through all the stages of conductor training and conductor work in Villányi Street.

As the Deputy Director General with Mária Hári, and since 1994 as the Director General of the institution, she has been dedicated to organizing the possibilities of accreditation of conductor training as well as the further study and qualification of conductors. With her outstanding professional activity, she was committed to the cause of conductive education both domestically and internationally, emphasizing the role of the institution and the Pető Association in training, further training and education.

With her death, we lost one iconic figure of conductive education.

On March 10, 2021, her family will take a final farewell from Ildiko Kozma in the scattering plot of the New Public Cemetery. More information on the Conductive Pedagogical Center1s commemoration will be provided soon.

Call for applications to organise the 11th World Congress on Conductive Education


The 10th World Congress on Conductive Education had taken place in Budapest from 29th November to 1st December 2020. Similar to previous Congresses, it is the endeavour of the Executive Committee to make the final decision regarding the organisation of the subsequent, the 11th World Congress on this occasion.


The Executive Committee of the International Pető Association is pleased to invite organisations to submit applications to host the 11th World Congress on Conductive Education with the co-ordination of International Pető Association. Applications should include all essential details of the applicant and of the possible partner organisation(s).


X. Konduktív Nevelési Világkongresszus, Budapest
Összefoglaló, beszámoló


Memo - International Pető András Association of the Conductive Education
System General Assembly - Budapest, 26 May 2020

Chair: Éva Feketéné Szabó, President

Personal attendance: Ildikó Pásztorné Tass, Ádám Makk, Eszter Daróczy, Pál Csuka, Renáta Földesi, Tímea Vissi, Ibolya Túri, Miklósné Tenk, Gáborné Antoni, Dóra Milesz, Zsófia Vona, Hanna Muzslai-Bízik, Judit Liptákné Papp, Nikolett Fekete.

Online attendance: Melanie Brown, Zsófia Nádasi, Gabriella Földiné Németh

ÉFSz: Welcomes everybody, ascertains that the Assembly does not have a quorum but can be re-convened in 30 minutes and then the quorum requirement will be met with the same number of members present. In the first part of the meeting the reports on financial and professional matters and the financial plan will be presented.

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