Aspen Heights British School hosts BSME Wellbeing Conference 2024

  • Date: 06-Feb-2024
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Education
  • Country:UAE
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Aspen Heights British School hosts BSME Wellbeing Conference 2024

Abu Dhabi (UAE) – Aspen Heights British School, part of the International School Partnership (ISP), hosted the BSME (British Schools in the Middle East) Wellbeing Conference 2024.

The BSME Wellbeing Conference 2024 aimed to provide a dynamic platform for educators to delve into the critical aspects of designing education systems that prioritise the holistic wellbeing of students.

The event attended by Educators, administrators, and professionals from the educational sector, featured distinguished keynote speakers, including Matthew Savage, founder of The Mona Lisa Effect, who presented "Warm Streets: An Argument for Holism," and Andrea Downie, founder of Project Thrive, addressing "Designing Thriving Education Systems: Wellbeing to Wholebeing."

The lineup of other speakers comprised of accomplished professionals such as Dr Lene Rensburg, Head of Wellbeing at Brighton College Dubai; Jamie O'Dowd, Assistant Head of Senior School at St. Christopher's School Bahrain; Yuki Gong from Wellington College International; Amy Carroll and Hayley Lamb from Ranches Primary School. Each speaker shared their expertise and insights, contributing to the ongoing dialogue of how to create educational systems that empower students to thrive not only academically but also emotionally and socially.

Emma Shanahan, Principal of Aspen Heights British School, shared her excitement of hosting the conference. She said: "Aspen Heights British