The International Au Pair Association (IAPA) was established in 1994. It is the leading global forum and trade association for organisations active in au pairing and related cultural exchange activities. It protects the interests of au pairs and host families through the Association's internationally recognised Codes of Conduct and Guidelines. It has increased public awareness of the need to use reputable and established au pair agencies worldwide.
The British Au Pair Agencies Association (BAPAA) is the official trade organisation for the au pair industry in the UK. It sets professional standards for its members and guarantees a high level of service to both host families and au pairs.
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation's Childcare Division offers a valuable forum for agencies to network and maintain standards. Membership provides an important role in demonstrating to clients that we operate a trustworthy, reputable business.
The World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confederation (WYSE) is a dynamic, professionally managed organisation, based in The Netherlands, representing the global community of youth travel, student travel, cultural exchange and international education specialists. The members provide international travel and educational experiences to more than 10 million youth and students each year.