A symposium of the EPFA -Standing committee „Psychologists in Education“ rises evidence based facts and findings for applied psychology in inclusive education.
The online-symposium gives the option to get ideas how to apply positive psychology in pedagogical settings and to support the idea of inclusive education. The contributions of applied psychology in inclusive education show evidence based facts and findings and opens the way for the implementation of psychological evidences in educational settings.
Date: 30. September 2020
Time: 03:00 – 4:30 pm
Platform: KPH Graz – ONLINE-TOOL WEBEX
15:00-15:15 Opening and Introduction
- PiE - Representatives of BÖP - Psychological association in Austria: Hartel, B., Hollerer, L., Luttenberger, S., Mooshammer, V., (AUT)
- Representative of School Psychology: Zollneritsch, J. (Stmk):
15:15 - 16:15 Speakers and topics
- 15:15 - 15:30 Versteeg, M. (NL): Education that fits: Evaluation of the implementation
The initiative „Education that fits“ intends to evolve a change in the educational system to support students in Dutch primary, secondary and vocational education. The final report describes the results of the implementation of „Education that fits“ and includes 70 reports about the implementation. Do these results answer the goals of the initiative? And has „Education that fits" contributed to a more inclusive Dutch education system? These questions are not so easy to be answered as was thought at the beginning of this research project.
- 15:30 - 15:45 Juriševič, M. (SLOV): Challenges of Positive Psychology in Teacher Education Study Programmes
The aim of the presentation is to exchange professional experiences on current psychological issues of inclusion and mental health in Teacher Education Study Programmes at the Faculty of Education University of Ljubljana. In particular, the WHY and HOW questions concerning the integration of psychological content into teacher education study programmes will be addressed in order to highlight the crucial role of (positive) psychology in the acquisition of teaching competencies and in the professional development of teachers.
- 15:45 - 16:00 Bahia, S. (PORT): From recognizing to transforming emotions in educational contexts
This presentation discusses the possibilities of the interactive itinerant exhibition “Experiencing Emotions” promoted by the Southern Delegation of OPP – Portuguese Order of Psychologists. The three sections of the exhibition, recognizing, living and transforming emotions, aimed was to explain in a dynamic and interactive way one of the most important concepts that psychologists deal with in their daily professional activity. The results show the benefits of the visit for the 9000 children, adolescents and adults in the 12 intuitions where the exhibition was displayed.
- 16:00 - 16:15 Resztej, M. (AUT) & Bresch, N. (LUX): „Expedition rage“ a concept of an interactive exhibition for young children in cooperation with BÖP - Austrian Psychologists' Association
Regulating aversive emotions is a very important develeopmental step. The concept opens ways for primary-school children to rise awareness for aversive emotions like anger and rage and gives opportunities to find individual ways to regulate these emotions in regard to the social surrounding. The exhibition „Expedition rage“ empowers children to become scouts for their own emotions and to contribute to wellbeing in their social group.
16:15 - 16:30 Outlook and farewell: BÖP-PiE of Austria: Hartel, B., Hollerer, L., Luttenberger, S., Mooshammer, V.
The symposium adressees
- Psychologists in educational settings
- School psychologists
- Psychologists and Pedagogues in research
- Pedagogues in inclusive settings
- Social workers
- Head officials
Technical support und host
- Prof. Angela Schlager, KPH-Graz
- Prof. Mag. Silke Lasnik, KPH-Graz
- Dr. Luise Hollerer (BÖP, KPH Graz)
- Dr. Christian Brunnthaler (KPH-Graz)
In cooperation between Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule der Diözese Graz Seckau and Berufsverband Österreichischer Psychologinnen und Psychologen - Fachsektion Pädagogische Psychologie
Performed by Institute of Paedagogical Professionalism and school development
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