Published on: 05 Oct 2022
Inclusion & Wellbeing Forum Newsletter
February 2022 - Latest Recording HERE
During the pandemic, it’s been harder than ever to bridge the communication gap between families and schools, especially during remote learning. This article looks at how we can improve our communication and support families and students in a meaningful way.
Check it out HERE
UAE: Professor develops new Mars atlas with Hope Probe data
A professor at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has used the UAE's Hope Probe data to create a new atlas of Mars. Dr Dimitra Atri, a research scientist at the NYUAD Centre for Space Science, told Khaleej Times that the map aims to show how the Red Planet changes over time and across seasons. An interactive online version of the map will be released soon. Check out more HERE.
Research from the The British Psychological Society this month shows that far reaching deadlines lead to higher rates of procrastination, bringing a deadline to within a few days reduces procrastination significantly, do you find this to be the case? Read more HERE
Free Art Festival in Dubai
The festival will see live music, performances, food trucks, outdoor installations, contemporary art exhibitions, wellness and mindfulness, a midnight movie marathon and more, all of which are free and open to the public. Find out more HERE
Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 January, 2022
NEOM - Educational Utopia
The astounding project in KSA continues to blow minds and blast education into the future - with monthly announcements of new plans, the futuristic city of NEOM being developed in Saudi Arabia is set to revolutionise not only education but city living and culture. This development is drawing on extensive research from around the globe to build a utopian city of the future, geared toward future economies and society with education at its core. Read more about it HERE.
Free Art exhibition in Abu Dhabi
The exhibition highlights important pieces by renowned artists such as Parviz Tanavoli, Fahrelnissa Zeid, and M.F. Husain, as well as works from their peers in this period around the 1960s.
Free webinar on Wellbeing for schools
This awesome Webinar demonstrates usable and practical tips for supporting students of determination. Check it out HERE.
“The Beautiful Game” an International football exhibition is underway at Dubai Parks & Resorts for the coming months. This exhibition has memorabilia from some of the most important international players and teams (Pele, Maradona, CR7, Messi, Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic etc. with engagement activities for all ages. Click HERE to see more.
Readers of our newsletter can access special rates for tickets HERE
Health & wellness Business Forum as part of the Programme for People and Planet Feb 1st Register HERE
To take part in this amazing campaign (free of charge) click HERE
Free Live Webinars in Education
Education UAE have some awesome articles in their current issue
Read all about AI and Machine learning in schools and how they can positively impact student outcomes.
Teach Middle East offer educators the chance to Win A Luxury Weekend Break At The Tilal Liwa Resort in Abu Dhabi
Free webinar on Wellbeing for schools
Wellbeing is no longer a nice-to-have, it has become a mainstay of schools across the world for both staff and students. It can be linked to improvements in everything from exam performance to staff recruitment, so it’s little wonder SLTs are putting it at the top of their agenda. Check out this webinar to find out how to embed wellbeing throughout your school HERE.
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Innovations in Research
Thirty-two preschool-aged children with and without ASD participated in the Buddy Game, a structured, cooperative play curriculum that focused on natural peer–peer modeling and imitation. The Buddy Game used familiar songs to promote peer proximity and discrete social bids between peers during outside time. A multiple baseline design across three classrooms was used to study curriculum effects on discrete social bids of children with ASD. Results demonstrated increased social bids from children with ASD to their peers with neurotypical development (NTD) across classrooms.
This article presents the findings of a quantitative survey of teachers who attended CPD around Autism and how it impacted their teaching. The results showed that the training opportunity was considered by teachers to be important and effective. To find out about this training and the study click HERE.
Who to follow this month
Thought leaders are those who excel in their profession and create and share content for educational and motivational purposes. Thought leaders within education generate motivation and create better pathways for learning, calling the very best from our schools and universities.
This week we are following Jim Tudor, an expert in student engagement and educational advancement. His articles and posts are both informative and interesting.
As always, we welcome your input, please do let us know if you have a good idea you want to share- if you have used a tool or app that has supported your students or staff in a meaningful way or if you can talk about pitfalls to avoid. We are always seeking speakers to contribute.
Thank you all who have been sharing, please do like and share and help us spread inclusion & wellbeing far and wide!
Please do let us know if you have any other topics that you would like to address particularly.
We are here to share, no one has the perfect answer, only what works in your setting.
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Have a lovely break,
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