11.15 Coffee / Tea
11.35 “Ways to Wellbeing in the LCA classroom “ by John Doran.John Doran has been a teacher and guidance counsellor inthe Patrician Secondary school for over 23 years. He was Chairman of theNetwork of School Planners from its foundation, dedicated to the ongoingprofessional development of teachers. He is author of the acclaimed Ways toWellbeing, Irelands’ leading resilience and wellbeing programme aimed atpost Junior Certificate students. It is currently taught in over 120 schools bothhere and in mainland Europe. John has personally trained over 250 teachersin the programme with great success. He is passionate about thetransformative power of education to disrupt poverty and help young people
do all they can, with all that they have, in the time that they have got, in thespace that they are in. John speaks to management bodies, teachers, parentsand students on the topics of resilience, Wellbeing, stress management andmaximising performance both nationally and internationally.
1.45 An address by Mary Mitchell O Connor, Minister of State at The Department of Education and Skills with special responsibility For Higher Education,
An address by Fearghal Quinn congratulating this year’s winners( video )
Presentation of Awards.
2.30 An update on apprenticeships by Denise Mc Carthy – IBEC
3.00 Q/A session, distribution of resources
3.20 AGM - new members welcome on the executive committee