You Matter Here: A Whole School Approach to Nurturing Children’s Well-Being

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A positive and supportive school culture is a vital element in nurturing children’s wellbeing. Within such a culture, children feel safe seen, secure, heard and valued. Such a culture conveys three powerful messages to children – You matter here. You belong here. You can succeed here. How is such a culture created? It’s done through all of the numerous informal and formal interactions between teachers and children on a day-to- day basis. This workshop will provide practical ideas for developing a nurturing whole school culture, whilst also reminding teachers of the incredible work they already do on a day-to-day basis which is not always valued or recognised within the education system.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Review the characteristics of a positive whole – school culture
  • Explore practical ideas for developing such a culture
  • Provide an opportunity for teachers to recognise and value their work in this area

Additional Information

SKU CONF2020IAD
Session Session 3 - 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Day Day 3
Topic Well-Being/Self Care

A positive and supportive school culture is a vital element in nurturing children’s wellbeing. Within such a culture, children feel safe seen, secure, heard and valued. Such a culture conveys three powerful messages to children – You matter here. You belong here. You can succeed here. How is such a culture created? It’s done through all of the numerous informal and formal interactions between teachers and children on a day-to- day basis. This workshop will provide practical ideas for developing a nurturing whole school culture, whilst also reminding teachers of the incredible work they already do on a day-to-day basis which is not always valued or recognised within the education system.


Objectives and Outcomes

  • Review the characteristics of a positive whole – school culture
  • Explore practical ideas for developing such a culture
  • Provide an opportunity for teachers to recognise and value their work in this area