Meetings with Policy-Makers
January 2020 at Palazzo della Regione, Milan (Italy)
The Italian PROMEHS team co-organised a National Conference for teachers, educators, policy makers, social health professionals together with the Lombardy Regional Welfare Office.
The Conference, which was held on the 22nd of January 2020, has been a great opportunity to present the PROMEHS project to a wide and diverse audience, and to officially introduce our new and important collaboration with the Lombardy Regional Offices. We will be working closely with people who have been promoting health in school for a long time. We are confident this will help enhance the impact of our project even more.
November 2019 - Italian Team at the Senate in Rome
PROMEHS Italian Team (Prof. Ilaria Grazzani, Prof. Veronica Ornaghi and Dr. Valeria Cavioni) has been invited by the Senator Mrs. Bianca Laura Granato (VII Permanent Commission - Public Education and Cultural Heritage) at the Senate in Rome (Italy) to share with other experts ideas on how to promote mental health at school.
The meeting aimed at preparing a Conference on these specific topics that will take place in February 2020, in Rome.
November 2019 - Latvian Team meets Sigulda's Vice-Mayor and the Head of Regional Education Board
The Latvian PROMEHS team members (Prof. Baiba Martinsone and Vineta Inberga) just had a meeting with Sigulda's Vice-Mayor, Līga Sausiņa, and with the Head of Regional Education Board, Sandra Tukiša.
The goal of the meeting was to update them on the progress we are making within the project, to plan the implementation and the next research steps of the PROMEHS' curriculum, and to find appropriate ways to disseminate its results.
The following actions have been identified:
A National Opening Conference will be organised in August 2020 to present the project to teachers, parents and policy authorities within the Sigulda region, and beyond.
An interview with the project manager Prof. Baiba Martinsone on mental health promotion, social emotional learning and the PROMEHS project will be recorded and a local TV will broadcast it to reach a wide and non-technical audience across Latvia.