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Course Description & Details:
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This online course provides an understanding of the science of Positive Psychology and offers practical and evidence-based strategies for supporting children’s and teacher well-being. Grounded in the SPHE curriculum and shows how a whole-school approach can be supported by the SSE process, with particular reference to Well-Being in Primary Schools (DES, 2015).
This course aims to:
- Provide an understanding of the science of Positive Psychology and explore the evidence available to support the benefits of positive psychology strategies
- Explore the benefits of enhancing well-being and, in particular, the link between well-being, learning and successful school outcomes
- Provide a range of evidence-based strategies that can enhance the well-being of children and their learning in the classroom
- Understand how each well-being intervention is grounded in the SPHE curriculum and can be supported by the SSE process
- Explore the relationship between teacher well-being and work quality
- Consider strategies that, if applied, enhance teacher well-being
- Provide an overview of the Weaving Well-Being Programme and explore how elements of the programme can be implemented in the classroom setting
The course is divided into five modules as follows:
- Introduction to Well-Being in the Primary School
- Character Strengths, Positive Emotion and Flow
- Resilience and Mindfulness
- Positive Relationships and Self-Efficacy
- Whole School Approach to Well-Being and SSE