11.15 – 11.45 (Suomen aikaa)
Why cooperation with parents matters
Ulla Siimes, Toiminnanjohtaja, Vanhempainliitto
The Finnish model for the well-being of children and young people
Iina Berden, Neuvotteleva virkamies, Taiteen ja kulttuuriperinnön vastuualue, Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö
Tools for parental involvement and support, European Toolkit for Schools
Aristea Politi, European commission
Aristea’s work is focused on policies for inclusive education. She is managing the European Toolkit for schools which aims at tackling Early School Leaving and promoting inclusive education through more collaborative and holistic approaches.
Mental health literacy from early childhood education and care to higher education and teacher training
Yifeng Wei, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry Dpt, Dalhousie University, Canada
Dr. Yifeng Wei’s research interests include knowledge translation in school mental health, focusing on promoting mental health literacy, reducing stigma of mental illness and improving help-seeking behaviors in secondary schools. Her work is interdisciplinary and geared to contributing to mental health promotion and early intervention at national and international levels.
Parental involvement in compulsory schools in Iceland
Kristín Jónsdóttir, Associate professor in pedagogy and didactics, University of Iceland
Her research fields are home–school relationship, school development, and teacher education. Kristín worked for several years as a teacher at lower-secondary level and as a headmaster in a primary school, before starting working in teacher education.
Introduction to the Erasmus+ programme and a project example from Iceland
Jón Svanur Jóhannsson, Erasmus+ SE Senior Adviser, Icelandic Erasmus+ National Agency
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy – DDP attitude in working with traumatized children/young people and their parents/carers
Pirjo Tuovila, DDP-terapeutti