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Mental Wellbeing Promotion in Primary Schools

re : Mental Wellbeing Promotion in Primary Schools           reply
20/08/2015 18:59 - Childrens Health
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This is an excellent endeavour by the department and should be part of the remit of every school. Educate Together Schools seem to be taking the main initiative of positive psychology interventions which is the newest branch of psychology and encompasses initiatives for developing and improving well-being.



Mental Wellbeing Promotion in Primary Schools           reply
16/02/2015 12:17 - Childrens Health
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I am a final year DCU student undertaking my dissertation on the importance of mental wellbeing promotion in primary school settings. My aim is to encourage like-minded primary teachers to discuss the techniques and activities being used to promote mental wellbeing in the classroom. By sharing your experiences and ideas, other teachers may be encouraged to do the same.

Your participation in this forum would be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Jess O´Shea
jessica.oshea26@mail.dcu.ie
0851382745

"Effective schools should put systems in place to promote mental health and well-being and thus build resilience in both staff and students to help prepare them to cope with a range of life events." (Department of Education and Skills 2015)




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