THE RISE OF ANXIETY: WHAT CAN NEUROSCIENCE TEACH US?
Understanding Resilience / Understanding Ourselves
How we develop resilience (the antidote to anxiety)
The factors in our modern world which are limiting exposure to resilient-building moments
Ways to practically include resilience-building moments into everyday lives of students
DEVELOPING THE MINDFULL SCHOOL: SAVOURING HAPPINESS, MANAGING STRESS, CHOOSING OPTIMISM
Growing up today, children and young people encounter increased levels of stress, anxieties, pressures via social media, rising expectations and uncertainties. More children than ever in the developed world are being medicated for stress and depression, incidences of self harming are increasing, more children are being referred to mental health services and suicide rates amongst older-teens are getting worse, not better.
ADOLESCENCE: THE NEUROSCIENCE OF THIS INCREDIBLE TRANSITION TIME
Understanding Adolescence/Understanding Ourselves
The neuroscience of the stress response, Red Brain/Green Brain activation
Why our adolescents live more in their Red Brain, hence being more emotional/moody/withdrawn
The three stages of adolescence
Specific changes that occur during adolescence, and their behavioural impacts
GLOBAL THINKING, GLOBAL IDEAS – Webinar Tony Ryan (Australia)
Friends of Learning Network NZ, we have international educators sharing ideas and strategies to enhance your teaching practice. Join us for a 30 min webinar session to provoke your thinking, offer insights and provide some practical strategies to get you started.
Tony Ryan: The Wellness Revolution
THE WELLNESS REVOLUTION IN EDUCATION
To be a 21st century educator can be inspiring, rewarding and personally fulfilling. Unfortunately, given the onerous weight of professional responsibilities today, it also can be overwhelming and time-consuming, and can drain your motivation for life in general. In such an environment, it can become difficult to find a balance between your professional work and your outside life.