On Monday 17/1/2022, at 6-8pm The PROMEHS Greek closing conference took place via zoom.
The flyer of the conference has been distributed to a large number of Greek schools (preschool to secondary education).
More than 230 in-service teachers joined the conference from all over Greece.
The conference started with greetings from the Head of the Department of Educational Sciences and Early Childhood Education, at the University of Patras, prof. Amalia Yfanti and the PROMEHS European coordinator prof. Ilaria Grazzani (recorded).
Dr Asteri, from the Ministry of Education was a keynote speaker. In her presentation, she emphasized the need for well-evidenced programs for the promotion of mental health at schools.
Then, the Greek coordinator, prof. Maria Poulou gave a short presentation of PROMEHS implementation results in Achaia schools. A discussion followed with 2 primary education teachers, 2 higher education teachers, 2 parents and 2 students reflecting on their experiences on PROMEHS implementation during pandemia. The conference ended successfully!
Through chat messaging, we received positive comments for the conference, for the handbooks, and for the initiative to implement PROMEHS. We all agreed that PROMEHS must be implemented in real and not virtual classrooms.
Download here the program of the conference
On 4th September 2020, the Greek National Team held an Online Opening Conference for the PROMEHS Project. The Conference focused on the themes of Mental Health, Resilience, Social and Emotional Skills and its connection with the School and Family Contexts, as well as the presentation of the PROMEHS Project.
The Conference speakers were:
Bouras Christos, Rector of University of Patras, Greece
Kondili Marianna, Head of the Department of Educational Science and Early Childhood Education,
Giannopoulos Konstantinos, Director of Education, Western Greece
Papadakis Spyros, Coordinator of Primary Education, Western Greece
Papakonstantinopoulou Artemis, Coordinator of Mental Health Promotion, Primary Schools in Achaia prefecture
Ilaria Grazzani, PROMEHS Coordinator, University of Bicocca, Milano
THE NEED FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION AT SCHOOLS
Mavrogianni Theoni, Psychologist.
PROMOTING MENTAL HEALTH AT SCHOOLS – PROMEHS PROJECT PRESENTATION
Poulou Maria – Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Science and Early Childhood Education, and PROMEHS Greek team Coordinator.
During two hours, 158 participants attended the event via Webex Meetings and had the opportunity to ask questions and make comments to the panel.