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Eleni Vardaki Presenting at 7th ENSEC Conference in Budapest

WHAT’S NEW: If you’re going to the 7th ENSEC Conference in Budapest later this month, come and experience Eleni’s brand new workshop on practical ways to build wellbeing education into your classroom teaching. Here are the workshop title with details so that you can come find her, if this is a topic that interests you.

7th EnSEC CONFERENCE IN BUDAPEST

Workshop title: Wellbeing Education in Secondary Schools: Building It In, Rather Than Bolting It On

 

 

When: 29th-31st August 2019

 

Workshop description: 

You’ll  often hear teachers say: “we need more time” to implement well-being initiatives. I disagree. I’ve found that when I make the time, not only do students make quicker progress (less haste, more speed), but the quality of learning improves.

 

In 2015 I began my journey of trying to figure out how I could help (through my work as a classroom practitioner) to bridge the gap between the cerebral, grades-driven pressures in secondary education and the well-being skills students need to thrive in the 21st century. Since then, I’ve been experimenting with different ways in which to build well-being education into my classroom practice through a bottom-up approach. In this workshop:

 

 

Where: The 7th ENSEC Conference on student “Wellbeing and Social and Emotional Development”, which is hosted by the Faculty of Education and Psychology of ELTE Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary.

 

 

WHAT’S ENSEC: ENSEC is the European Network of Social and Emotional Competence. We’re a growing network of researchers and practitioners who are interested in children and young people’s development, especially with regards to developing their resilience and their social and emotional competence.

WILL YOU BE THERE?

If so, let’s connect. Come and find me to say hello. I’d love to meet you in-person. I’m particularly curious to understand why you care so much about students’ social and emotional development. Let’s talk!

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