Wellbeing in Education NZ Conference






 

Dr Lucy Hone   

Dr Lucy Hone is a co-director of the New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience, a research associate at AUT University, a published academic researcher, best-selling author and contributor to Psychology Today. Her TED talk, the Three Secrets of Resilient People, has had over 240,000 views. New Zealand's representative of the International Positive Education Network (IPEN), a member of the NZAPP Executive Committee and the All Right? advisory board, Lucy's research has been published in internationally respected peer-reviewed academic journals such as the Journal of Positive Psychology, Social Indicators Research, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the International Journal of Wellbeing and NZ Journal of Human Resources Management.

She currently works with a diverse range of schools across NZ Aotearoa supporting them by building capacity and understanding of wellbeing and resilience among students, staff and whanau. Her new book, The Educators' Guide to Building Whole-school Wellbeing: A Practical Guide to Getting Started, Best-Practice Process and Effective Implementation (Quinlan & Hone) will be published by Routledge in March 2020.



 

Friday 3 April | 2.30pm
Navigating Wellbeing Change: What? So what? Now what? session providing time for reflection and planning next steps

Time to reflection and planning next steps.  This session will be led by Dr Lucy Hone and Dr Denise Quinlan. Other speakers will also be available to assist with your planning time

In response to demand from participants from previous conferences, Dr Lucy Hone and Dr Denise Quinlan will host this last Keynote session of the day. The session has two aims:

1) Lucy and Denise will share key learnings from the research and writing of their new book, The Educators' Guide to Whole-school Wellbeing: A practical guide to getting started, best-practice process and effective implementation (Taylor & Francis, 2020);

and 2) provide time for attendees to reflect on the conference learnings and make a plan or action for going forward. Many of the Keynote speakers have kindly offered to be on hand to answer questions and offer support during this intentionally allocated planning time.

 

Monday 6 April | 11.00am
Promoting Hauora: the why, what and how of wellbeing in schools strong>

Lucy will review the science and practice of whole-school wellbeing. Based on her experience working with schools and researching the Educators' Guide to Whole-school Wellbeing, this session will make the case for taking a whole-school approach, share best-practice insights regarding implementation and review some of the different ways schools are currently promoting hauora. "Schools often come to us committed to promoting wellbeing, but they don't yet know where to start. This session is a getting started intro - blending the best of science with real-world practice," describes Dr Hone.

 

Tuesday 7 April | 2.30pm
Navigating Wellbeing Change: What? So what? Now what? session providing time for reflection and planning next steps

Time to reflection and planning next steps.  This session will be led by Dr Lucy Hone and Dr Denise Quinlan. Other speakers will also be available to assist with your planning time

In response to demand from participants from previous conferences, Dr Lucy Hone and Dr Denise Quinlan will host this last Keynote session of the day. The session has two aims:

1) Lucy and Denise will share key learnings from the research and writing of their new book, The Educators' Guide to Whole-school Wellbeing: A practical guide to getting started, best-practice process and effective implementation (Taylor & Francis, 2020);

and 2) provide time for attendees to reflect on the conference learnings and make a plan or action for going forward. Many of the Keynote speakers have kindly offered to be on hand to answer questions and offer support during this intentionally allocated planning time.

           

 

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