DO YOU WANT TO BE HAPPIER AND CALMER AT WORK?
Welcome to the Mindful Leader and Wellbeing Conference. This amazing 1-day event will teach you the skills to become more mindful and calmer in your day-to-day tasks. Mindfulness has been scientifically proven to improve your physical and mental well-being and prevent burn-out and anxiety. Mindfulness allows you to be open, calm and reflective when dealing with staff, children and families.
ACECQA is continuing to promote Educator wellbeing as an important factor in achieving exceeding in Quality Area 4.1 and 4.2 and 5. ACECQA’s National Education Leader, Rhonda Livingstone states that when educators have a strong sense of wellbeing they are better equipped to:
- be responsive to every child
- develop rich, respectful relationships with each child
- develop a deeper understanding of each child.
MINDFULNESS DOESN’T START IN THE CLASSROOM, IT STARTS IN THE MIND.
During the conference sessions, we’ll explore what it takes to be a Mindful Leader and respond to the challenging and reactive demands of the role. You’ll discover how to incorporate mindfulness and wellness into your daily practice so that you can improve your well-being, overcome stress and reduce the cortisol levels in your bloodstream.
Being mindful is being present when working with the children. It’s being engaged, without distraction or conflict, mindfulness allows you to focus your attention on the interaction, creating a truly meaningful learning experience.
NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE WELLNESS A RESOLUTION IN 2020.
During the day we’ll explore the 5 core components of mindfulness and overall wellness. You’ll leave the conference with answers to the big questions in life and uncover what will bring you lasting, genuine wellness.
1. Stepping into Flow
Teaching and Leading is about being present in the moment. Listening without distraction and responding without bias. You’ll learn how you can create an environment of ‘flow’ at your service and be open and calm when dealing with children, families and staff.
2. What is mindfulness and how does it serve me as a leader?
You will discover what mindfulness is and how it can serve you as a leader. We will also dispel the common beliefs and misconceptions about meditation, wellness and mindfulness. You’ll learn how to be calm in the midst of chaos.
3. Taming the mind monkeys
In this session, we will explore and practice the different mindfulness techniques so that you can find the right tools to calm the inner chatter.
4. How to be mindful at work and setting up a daily practice.
In this final part of the series, we will discuss implementing mindfulness and wellness strategies and how it affects your teaching and management practice. We’ll also explore how you can set up a daily routine that will enable you to become a wellness warrior.
A daily wellness practice is the easiest and most reliable way to be calm, positive and resilient.
Be inspired and join us for this special 1-day event. Every participant receives a digital wellbeing showbag.
DIGITAL WELLBEING SHOWBAG
- Busting Burnout Webinar
- Wellness Meeting Kit For Teams
- 12 Month Team Wellness Calendar
- 1-Month Paid subscription to Headspace
- Guided Audio Recordings – designed specifically for Educators and Teachers
This amazing conference is designed exclusively for Teachers, Educators, and their leaders.
- North Sydney 17th March 2020
- Dandenong 19th March 2020
- Perth 24th March 2020
- Brisbane 31st March 2020
This workshop will contribute 6 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.3.2 and 7.2.2 from the APST towards maintaining proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Facilitators Melissa Wright Melissa Wright has dedicated her life to helping people change old habits and improve their lifestyle through Mindfulness.
Melissa works with Educators, dancers, runners, and athletes to help them enhance their emotional health and embrace their inner calm. Mel has been teaching Mindfulness and meditation for over 6 years and runs retreats both in Australia and overseas.
Melissa is passionate about quality Early Childhood Education and when not teaching she loves spending time at home with her family and young children.
Adrian Pattra Adrian Pattra is a professional educator with a Master of Education (Ed. Psychology) as well as a Bachelor of Adult Education (Human Resources).
With over 15-years of experience, Adrian is a well-respected professional educator and mindfulness supporter, both in the Early Childhood and Corporate sectors. Together with his family Adrian owns and operates a long day care centre in Sydney’s lower north shore.