Happy Schools: Positive Education for Well-Being and Life-Skills Development - Florence

Rating: 4/53 users

Available in: Barcelona, Budapest, Florence, Helsinki, Nice

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Course Description

Positive education is challenging the traditional educational paradigm worldwide; it aims to promote well-being and happiness in a holistic perspective in the classroom and beyond, providing young people with knowledge and life skills to flourish in their present and future life.

This contemporary educational approach is based on Positive Psychology, which is the scientific study of human flourishing and optimal functioning, and focuses on strengths and virtues that enable individuals, communities and organizations to succeed.

The course will introduce participants both to Positive Psychology fundamentals, presenting the most relevant international theories and references, and to Positive Education theories and techniques.

By the end of the course participants will have learnt how to design programs that combine academics with the development of character strengthening and well-being, such as the experience of positive emotions, engagement with activities, establishment of meaningful practices and relationships etc.

During the course participants will also be introduced to mindfulness as an opportunity to train their minds, drive attention to present moments, relax, achieve goals, and boost a certain level of self-awareness. They will be invited to design a personal project based on positive education to share with their colleagues once they go back to school.

Finally, participants will be involved in an active learning process also focusing on personal experience and self-reflection, combining cognitive and emotional elements to make the learning process easier and ensure long-lasting retention of the new knowledge.

Continue reading: Discover the learning outcomes and the tentative schedule of this course.

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Course category: Arts and Wellbeing

Arts and Wellbeing: By practicing innovative techniques that involve art, psychology, and therapy, the participants in our courses of arts and wellbeing will develop their skills in self-expression and stress management. Thanks to creative activities, mindfulness and yoga, educators will learn how to be more relaxed at school and how to promote alternative forms of communication with their students.)



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Location
Florence, Italy


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Upcoming sessions

23.01.2023 > 28.01.2023
27.02.2023 > 04.03.2023
27.03.2023 > 01.04.2023
24.04.2023 > 29.04.2023
22.05.2023 > 27.05.2023
26.06.2023 > 01.07.2023
24.07.2023 > 29.07.2023
28.08.2023 > 02.09.2023
25.09.2023 > 30.09.2023
23.10.2023 > 28.10.2023
27.11.2023 > 02.12.2023
25.12.2023 > 30.12.2023
22.01.2024 > 27.01.2024
26.02.2024 > 02.03.2024
25.03.2024 > 30.03.2024

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Ich habe an dem Kurs "Happy heacher, happy school" in Florenz, teilgenommen. Die Location hat mir sehr gefallen und auch die Kursleiterin war super nett und kompetent. Mir persönlich hat es am Bewegungseinheiten/ praktischen Übungen/ Meditationsübungen gefehlt.

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My personal experience has been less satisfactory than expected because I did not learn many new strategies to complete my previous training on this topic. The teacher, sometimes, was imprecise in the explanations and that made the class not flow in an agile way.That does not mean that she did not care about facilitating our learning and she changed the activities and the program as she saw the needs of the attendees.In any case, she made an effort so that we were satisfied with the proposed activities, and whenever we did practical classes, we were all very happy.

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I felt comfortable in the course and the course provider was very kind.

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