Failure to provide adequate time for PE in schools impacting on Children’s Physical and Emotional Wellbeing

 
 
Failure to provide adequate time for PE in schools impacting on Children’s Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
 
The Annual Conference of the Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN), which takes place this week in Citywest Conference Centre, Dublin will feature an impassioned plea from the President of the organisation, Maria Doyle, for a more concentrated focus on physical education and emotional wellbeing in our schools, which will complement the governments recently launched National Activity Plan. 
 
In excess of 1,100 primary school principals, 125 exhibiting companies for Education Expo and a number of nationally and internationally invited guests will attend the conference titled ‘100 Years of Leadership’. This conference is widely recognised as one of the largest gatherings of primary school leaders in Europe.

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Last Updated: Monday, 15 February 2016 14:56

Emotional Wellbeing must be at the heart of all School Communities, state School Principals

 
 
Emotional Wellbeing must be at the heart of all School Communities, state School Principals
 
With 20% of primary school children showing symptoms of anxiety, primary principals attending the annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN) in the Citywest Convention Centre, will hear that a Forum has been established to make emotional wellbeing a priority in our education system.
 
Angela Lynch, IPPN Principal Advice Manager, will tell 1,100 primary principals that schools must take proactive action to develop emotional resilience in our children or risk facing a huge increase of mental health related issues in the future. 

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Last Updated: Monday, 15 February 2016 14:54

Principals to call for ‘New Approaches’ to the teaching of Irish and PE in Schools

 
 
Principals to call for ‘New Approaches’ to the teaching of Irish and PE in Schools
 
National Strategy for Emotional Wellbeing also mooted
 
One hundred years of failure in achieving fluency in Irish, the importance of Physical Education in supporting positive emotional wellbeing, the place of Religion in schools and the crisis in securing substitute teachers are just some of the issues which will be discussed when 1,100 principal teachers gather in City West next Thursday and Friday, (January 28th/29th) for the annual conference of the Irish Primary Principals’ Network. (IPPN) which this year is entitled ‘One Hundred Years of Leadership’

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Last Updated: Monday, 15 February 2016 14:52

Schools are facing huge challenges in the area of Emotional Wellbeing

 
 
 
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny will hear firsthand how school principals and staff hope to work towards promoting a positive culture in Irish schools, whereby all children and students feel safe to express their anxieties, feelings and emotions. He will be in attendance at a National Emotional Wellbeing Symposium, titled Emotional Wellbeing – at the heart of school communities, organised by the Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN) and the National Association of Principals and Deputies (NAPD) that will take place on Wednesday, 4th November 2015 in Citywest Hotel, Dublin.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, 03 November 2015 13:15

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