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Nurturing Child Wellbeing in Schools: Contemporary Perspectives & Practical

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Department of Education, Education Building, Room: SE129

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Are you interested in child wellbeing in school? If so, this event is for you.

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Children's wellbeing is intimately connected to their capacity to learn, achieve and become confident, active citizens. This event features ongoing and innovative research that explores critical and creative ways of nurturing wellbeing and enabling children to flourish in school communities. It also includes examples of school-based practice, student perspectives, along with an input on Department of Education and Skills Wellbeing Policy Framework. The event will be of interest to researchers, undergraduate and postgraduate students, teachers, parents, school leaders, guidance counsellors, and anyone with children of school-going age and/or with an interest in child wellbeing at school.

AGENDA

2.00-2.05 Opening

2.05-2.25 Orla McGowan, Programme Manager for Education, Health Service

Executive

2.25-2.35 Students from the Dominican College in Dublin 9 present their

animoto of "wellbeing in school "

2:35-2:45 Roisin Devenney " Getting the young person across the line:

Perspectives on school refusal from educational professionals, parents' and young people"

2:45-2:55 Shane Owen " Building non-cognitive skills in post-primary students:

Moving beyond the curriculum"

2.55-3.05 Reflection & Discussion

3.05-3.15 Break / Refreshments

3.15 -3.45 Dr Rose Ryan, Director of Access, Maynooth University joined by

Maynooth University students with lived experience of mental health difficulties

3.45-3.55 Anne-Marie Mc Govern "The realities of school and family life in

marginalised communities: implications for educational welfare policies to support children's wellbeing"

3:55-4:05 Penny Quinn "The 5 Ps - Pioneering a Positive Playtime-focused

Programme in Primary schools: The Buddy Bench Aware initiative "

4.05-4.15 Reflection & Discussion

4.15-4.25 Video (Nurture Rooms at Casa Caterina)

4.25-4.35 Bernadette Phillips "The Trouble with Trauma: Montessori-Attuned

Trauma Responsive Educational Practice"

4:35-4:45 Peter Hussey "Generating Happiness: how theatre practice can

develop resilient young people."

4.45-5.00 Reflection and Closing

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