What Wellbeing Looks Like in Schools
In this session a group of ESSARP schools will describe the programmes they have implemented to cater for the wellbeing of students and teaching staff.
St. Hilda’s College (English & Spanish)
Florencia Agrasar, Laura Almada & Sam Hatt.
The Wellbeing Journey (Florida Day School) Spanish
Mariana Alvarado and Irene Brito.
Since the foundation of Florida Day School in 1925 we have been working on the wellbeing of our whole community, guided by our school motto: “Each for All”.
In today’s interconnected world, kindness holds the key to human survival, and we have embraced this ethos wholeheartedly.
We strive to create a mindful and compassionate learning environment, guided by Multiple Intelligences, Flow Theory and Mindfulness practices.
Join us in celebrating the transformative journey of Florida Day School, where bilingual education extends beyond proficiency. By nurturing self-knowledge, empathy and interconnectedness, we prepare our students to excel academically and thrive as compassionate human beings.
Emotional Education @MH (Michael Ham Memorial College) English & Spanish
Mariana Gallagher, Ignacio Pantalone and Natalia Pereyra.
Confronted with the challenges we face or the decisions we have to take: what helps us to discern? When we have to solve a conflict: how do we deal with it? When anger overwhelmed us: what did we do to overcome it? When we had to undertake a project: what motivated us?
The answers to all these questions are related to our emotional intelligence, which is fundamental to our wellbeing.
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is not true education” said Aristotle.
An educational project that seeks to address the child as a whole must necessarily consider emotional education as a fundamental part of its curriculum. Emotional education is a continuous and permanent educational process that helps to promote the development of emotional competences as an essential element of whole development.
The Emotional Education Programme @ Michael Ham is designed so that all students, from Kindergarten to Secondary, can know, develop, deploy and enhance all their emotional and ethical skills, so that they can make decisions that lead them to personal fulfilment and the pursuit of the common good.