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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe


A Course in Wellbeing for Educators in September 2015

Posted by Ajda Turk 5 years 7 months ago

Monday 7 September 2015 to Friday 11 September 2015

The seminar is a result of the findings of the Grundtvig multilateral project “Skills for True Wellbeing”. The contents and methods have been piloted by 7 organisations in 6 countries and have proven to be beneficial for developing skills that have positive impact on the level of wellbeing of the participants.

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Date and time of implementation: Implementation of the seminar depends on the number of registered participants. The seminar is scheduled for two dates  (4 May - 8 May 2015 and 7 September - 11 September 2015).

Place and address: Spyrou Kyprianou 5, Office 401, Makedonias Court, 4001 Limassol, Cyprus

Registration: In order to attend the seminar, please register on the contact provided below. The seminar will be implemented when at least 4 participants will register. Registration deadline is 1 month before the start date of the seminar.

Seminar fee: There are three options with different accommodation packages, please contact us for specifics.

Event language(s):
Event type: 
Professional development event
Attending fee: 
Registration deadline: 
Online event: 
Organised by: 
DOREA Educational Institute
Contact details:
EU project nr.: 
Number of delegates: 
< 100
Target group: 
Adult learning networks & organisations
Adult learning networks & organisations
Theme addressed:
Aims and objectives: 
The seminar is centred on two main topics: “healthy self” and “healthy relationships” and corresponding sets of skills: 1) stress management and 2) communication as a foundation for enhancing wellbeing in educators.
Expected (learning) outcomes: 
Disseminate the findings of the “Skills for True Wellbeing” project; Introduce holistic model of stress and raise understanding of stress causes, mechanisms and effects; Raise understanding of how stress impacts teaching ability; Provide the participants with practical tools for dealing with stress; Reduce the consequences of stress (such as poor health, absenteeism, lack of creativity, ineffective communication, inability to focus, more conflicts etc.) and develop healthy ways of dealing with everyday work demands; Prevent burn-out syndrome in educators; Enhance emotional self-awareness; Introduce practical tools for coping with difficult emotions; Improve the participant’s emotional balance; Help the participants to identify their stress triggers and emotional triggers at work context and come up with new, more resourceful strategies; Enhance in the participants the ability to relax; Broaden the understanding of health; Develop better understanding of the communication process; Increase the skill of building rapport; Enhance in the participants listening skill; Provide practical tools for giving feedback; Improve understanding of non-verbal communication cues; Raise the participant’s self-awareness with regards to communication and relationships; Allow the participants to explore their own understanding of relationships and expand their outlook; Point to the key elements of satisfying relationships: acceptance, respect, openness, authenticity, assertiveness; Enhance the participants public speaking skill.
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