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We are happy to open the registration for the 24th IDEC in Hadera, Israel


The early bird price will be available until January 10, 2016.

From January 11, 2017 until February 28, 2017 the price will be €480 per adult.

From March 1, 2017 the price will be €530 per adult.

Ticket sales will end on March 15, 2107
The price includes admission to all workshops and lectures, including keynote speakers, shuttles to the various locations and three meals a day for the duration of the conference from the morning of March 30, 2017 until noon time of April 3 2017.

Children zone

All activities in IDEC are open to all ages, but there will be a special area for kids during the day time.

It will include games, fun activities, and art, and will be operated by volunteers

*kids under 5 years old will need a parental supervision

  • Adults

480 €

  • Students and teenagers 13 – 17 years old


  • Children 5 – 12 years old

240 €

  • Children under 5 years old

0 €


  • Camping with your own tent and sleeping bag / 4 nights

20 €

  • Camping with your own tent and sleeping bag / 5 nights

25 €

  • In rooms with 4 – 9 beds / 4 nights

78 €

  • In rooms with 4 – 9 beds / 5 nights

97 €

  • In rooms with 3 beds / 4 nights

132 €

  • In rooms with 3 beds / 5 nights

165 €

  • In a double room / 4 nights

185 €

  • In a double room / 5 nights

231 €

  • In a single room / 4 nights

363 €

  • In a single room / 5 nights

* Cost per participant

453 €

For accommodation options prior and after IDEC, (March 28, April 3), please fill in this form:

In rooms with 4 – 9 beds – Extra night – 40 €

In rooms with 3 beds – Extra night – 50  €

In a double room  – Extra night – 65 €

In single room – Extra night – 100 €


We are organizing tours in Israel prior to the start of the conference. Please specify in the registration form if you are interested in participating in any of the tours. The tour costs and itineraries will be published at a later date.

The tours will combine visits to democratic and innovative schools in Israel with local culture and nature.

The tours to Jerusalem and the Northern Region of Israel will depart from Givat Haviva and include accommodation.

The tours in the Hadera area and Tel Aviv are day trips. Accommodation is at Givat Haviva.

* The booking of accommodation at Givat Haviva on March 29 is the responsibility of the participants and requires payment for an additional night of accommodation in accordance with the various proposed options.

More information & Register for the additional program here

proposing a workshop

During the conference we will create open space which will be used for discussion groups, lectures and workshops

Some of these areas will be offered to local and foreign experts to conduct activities / workshops / lectures, in their field of expertise, related to democratic or innovative / holistic educational approaches.

If you are interested in proposing a workshop, please complete the following form

Cancellation policy

If you need to cancel your registration, the refund of registration payments is as follows:

– Cancellations made prior to January 1 – 90% refund of registration payment

– Cancellations made prior to March 15 – 50% refund of registration payment

– Cancellations made after March 15 – 0% refund of registration payment


There are people that cannot afford to attend the conference, if you are interested you can make a donation to help pay for their air fares via the tickets registration form

Any remaining income from the conference will be deposited in a fund that will provide financial support for participation in future conferences.