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International School Leaders Conference 2019: Mental health and wellbeing

Greater openness around mental health has led to an increased focus on student and staff wellbeing in our schools. In this session, Ashley Lodge will discuss how mindfulness can improve wellbeing.

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This year's Pearson International School Leaders Conference is now fully booked but you can keep up-to-date with all of the conference content by joining our International School Leaders group where we'll share conference content in this group after the event so you won't miss out!

DAY 1 BREAKOUT SESSION PREVIEW: Ashley Lodge: Student and staff mental health and wellbeing

We're delighted to welcome Ashley Lodge to our 2019 Pearson International School Leaders Conference. As Pearson's Mental Health and Wellbeing Product Lead and a qualified mindfulness teacher and coach, Ashley will discuss in this breakout session on Day 1 how mindfulness can help with student and staff mental health and wellbeing.

Mindfulness can be an effective tool for building resilience when wellbeing is impacted negatively by stress, anxiety, low mood or other issues. But what exactly is mindfulness and how does it work? This session will examine some of the neuroscience and psychology that underpins mindfulness programmes and provide a basic mindfulness practice so delegates can experience it for themselves.

Can't make it to this year's Pearson International School Leaders Conference?
 
Join our International School Leaders group to keep up-to-date with all of the conference content - we'll be sharing Ashley's presentation after the event.

In the meantime, you can read more mental health and wellbeing posts on the Community.

 

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