Liz Waters had a vison…. to empower people in Tallaght through education. She achieved her vision, and much more, with her fellow educators at a community education project in Tallaght called An Cosán.
But Liz wanted to make a bigger impact, and in 2014 she took her vision to a national level with the forming of An Cosán Virtual Community College (VCC) – a social enterprise which combines online lectures and assignments with face to face workshops.
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I’m a firm believer that in order to develop something, you must first understand it . And confidence is no different. The problem has been though, confidence as a topic has been complicated beyond all belief.
For example – if you search the internet you will find many definitions and explanations. Some of the definitions describe it as: Continue reading “The key to confidence is understanding it”
Developing Confidence In Children & Young People
Give them autonomy – let them fail – and be there to support them
There are three factors you need to consider in developing confidence in children and young people, they are: autonomy, failure and support.
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Winning Minds Education Empowers
Education Empowers – iScoil
Winning Minds Monday will highlight those who are making a difference in the lives of children and young people. One of the core beliefs of the Winning Minds Movement is that education empowers, and iscoil is doing just that. Continue reading “Winning Minds Education Empowers – iScoil”
Its fine not to be perfect
The precursor to confidence is teaching children how to deal with setbacks.
Let them know its OK not to get something right, and its fine not to be perfect.
But be there to support them.