[DIGITAL EVENT] Mental Health in Education Summit 2020

[DIGITAL EVENT] Mental Health in Education Summit 2020

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[DIGITAL EVENT] Mental Health in Education Summit 2020

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13 October, 2020

About the Event

Building resilience in the face of uncertainty throughout education

The only event devoted to mental health in education is back for its 4th year in 2020, despite the impact of COVID – 19.
The Mental Health in Education Summit provides actionable advice and insights to educators from around Australia and comes at a vital time for wellbeing across the entire education sector. In 2020 the program will focus on the impact of COVID – 19 on education and what teachers, principles and heads of wellbeing can do practically to increase the resilience of students and the broader education community.
NESA approved event, worth 8 hours of professional development, hear case studies and keynotes from over 20 educators on the everyday and long term concerns surrounding student, teacher and principal mental health.

Agenda Themes:

Wellbeing in education communities throughout COVID-19


Digital techniques that improve student wellbeing


Imparting resilience into students throughout the ongoing impacts pandemic


Address the challenges of student mental health in 2020


 

Our Mission for The Mental Health in Education Summit:

To equip the educators of the next generation with actionable advice, insight, strategies and real-world case studies from leading educators to help build resilience in students and themselves.

Mental Health in Education Summit will contribute 20 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 4.1.4, 4.4.4, 6.3.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Lead Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Key Speakers from 2019:

Liz Cannon
Director of Wellbeing and Counselling
Abbotsleigh
Dr. Timothy Wright
Headmaster
Shore
Lyndal Groom
Branch Manager, Improving Student Outcomes
Department of Education and Training
Mark Smith
Principal
Lomandra

Agenda

Event Agenda

Benefits of attending:

  • Understand emerging trends in mental health
  • Encourage help-seeking behaviours
  • Build inclusive and safe learning environments
  • Protect teacher wellbeing
  • Drive student ownership of their own wellbeing
  • Provide early intervention and targeted support

Who should attend:

  • Principal
  • Deputy Principal
  • Head of Wellbeing
  • Counsellor
  • Head of Year

2019 Speaker Lineup:

Lyndal Groom
Branch Manager, Improving Student Outcomes
Department of Education and Training
Dr. Timothy Wright
Headmaster
Shore
Mark Smith
Principal
Lomandra
Liz Cannon
Director of Wellbeing and Counselling
Abbotsleigh
Marcus Wicher
Principal
Auburn South Primary School
Adelaide Brown
Preparatory Teacher
The Scots College
Joanne Alford
Principal
Berry Street
Jason Hibberd
Head of Campus
St. Francis Xavier College
Jacqui Jones
Founder
Greatfulness
Kim Bence
Deputy Principal
Ravenswood
Andy Quinane
Deputy Head of Students
Newington College
Kathryn Taylor
Director
Turning Point Consulting
Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler
Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist
Black Dog Institute
Natalie Fanariotis
Be You Implementation Lead
Beyond Blue
Dr Jodie Lowinger
CEO
Mindstrength

Past Delegate Testimonials:

  • Pittwater House

Really enjoyed the two days I attended. Very valuable and thought provoking. - Pittwater House

  • Belmont High School

I really enjoyed the opportunity to hear what is actually happening “at the coal face” in schools. Some great information and opportunities to gather new ideas. - Belmont High School

  • Lindisfarne

Some great presenters and the sharing of innovative ideas was rewarding. - Lindisfarne

  • Hunter Valley Grammar School

I loved hearing from people who were teachers and leaders, not purely “celebrity” keynotes. - Hunter Valley Grammar School

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