I was honoured to be in attendance at the National Parents Council Primary conference on Saturday last. The theme for the conference was: “Seen and Heard – The Childs Voice, Making A Difference”
I’m a big believer that mindset and thinking are crucial towards mental strength and wellbeing. In fact – its not just me – the evidence is overwhelming – you are what you think.
I wrote the other day about a privileged occasion and presenting at Learning Tech Labs meetup Wednesday evening. But there’s another privileged occasion that day. I’ve been fortunate enough to meet a visionary called Jennifer Lynch. Jennifer is a support teacher at National Learning Network, Roslyn Park College.
I write this in advance of a privileged occasion. The occasion is a meetup titled Neuroscience & Education. I have been invited to present a social initiative I am developing called the Winning Minds Movement – which provides educational solutions for children and young peoples mental wellbeing The invite came from a role model of mine – David Pollard – co-founder of Learning Tech Labs – the group I will present to. It’s a group of people who have provided great…
What can I say about First Fortnight – except for mind-blowing. And for someone like myself… who loves the creative approach for delivering education… I’m ashamed to say I knew nothing about it. First Fortnight is Ireland’s mental health arts festival. It has an incredible array of events happening around the country. The quality of programmes and workshops is like nothing I’ve ever seen before.