Flourishing in Schools Symposium

Flourishing in Schools Symposium
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This symposium is designed to bring together researchers and educators from across a variety of educational contexts to share research and practice on noticing, nurturing and sustaining
wellbeing in education.

This event is a key outcome of our multi-year research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) entitled, “Flourishing in schools: A positive
organisational perspective.” We look forward to working with you to build new connections,conversations and community for fourishing.

Presenters include:
Wednesday Sept. 20
6:30-9pm
• Dr. Monica Worline, Research Scientist at the Centre for Compassion and Altruism Research in Education (CCARE) at Stanford University—Dr. Worline will present her research and writing from her new book, Awakening Compassion at Work: The quiet power that elevates (Berrett-Koehler).
UBC Okanagan EME 0050

Thursday Sept. 21
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Research presentations
Conversations
Workshop Sessions
• Dr. John Tyler Binfet, University of British Columbia, Kindness in Schools.
• Dr. Benjamin Kutsyuruba, Queens University, Role of Principal for Early Career Teacher Well-being.
• Drs. Karen Ragoonaden and Macintyre-Latta, University of British Columbia, Mindfulness and
Indigenous Knowledge: Shared Narratives about Well-Being.
Sheraton Four Points Hotel Kelowna

Friday Sept. 22
9am- 12 pm
Closing presentations
Sheraton Four Points Hotel Kelowna

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