According to the Irish Post Primary School Curriculum Well-being is gaining increased attention across many Irish education systems. Mainly this increase in popularity is arising out of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child which stipulates that a child’s right to achieve their full potential ought to be safeguarded. In fact within the Irish curriculum. Therefore well-being and learning are inextricably linked. By the curriculum seeking to promote high so to is the need to promote emotional, mental, and social well-being.
Holistic education is now being considered to be progressive. Too long there has been a reliance on presuming that each and every child in a classroom or each and every adult in a group were feeling good enough to learn and to partake in the education for new skills when quite clearly they were not. A new dawn has arisen and each and every ability and level of preparedness is being acknowledged by the Irish education system. Of course all of this planning then takes putting into practice and whether there is enough financial backing for this project is another matter entirely.
That being said now that there is an admission that there is a need for a a greater focus on overall well-being there must be suitable professionals ready and willing to offer their services. Thankfully as you are reading this blog you will realise that all you need to do is drop me an e-mail on Conor@DocConor.com and you will receive a plethora of information and free consultation that is assured to increase attention across many Irish education systems!