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Addressing the Big Issues of Staff & Team Dynamics

Addressing the Big Issues of Staff and Team Dynamics. Looking at what it takes to create high functioning leadership teams that impact on learner achievement & understanding learner group dynamics and how this influences pedagogy.
• Understanding the team learning experience, drawing from group theory (team development, team roles, etc)
• Understanding interplay of life experiences, belief systems and the workspace
• Introducing the importance of Conflict and the art of the Courageous Conversation.

This interactive workshop will appeal to those working in FET who have a responsibility for teams of staff or learners.

The target audience for this event is: All FET staff members, including teachers, tutors, trainers, instructors and those in a co-ordination and/or quality assurance role.

Facilitation: Passionate about groups, diversity and leadership, Chartered Psychologist, Caroline Martin knows how to harness and cultivate a culture of growth. A recognised thought leader and practitioner in the field of positive psychology, she integrates her values of empathy and curiosity in her working relationships.
For over 25 years, Caroline has been a noteworthy leader in Education in Ireland. Prior to her return from the US, she worked with a community based mental health clinic while leading a team of educators in Massachusetts.
Caroline currently runs a private practice and consultation service, working with individuals, charities, schools and the corporate sector. She is the Chair of the Special Interest Group for Trauma and Adversity for The Psychological Society of Ireland. Caroline lectures on group dynamics and theory on the Post Graduate programme for Guidance Counsellors in Maynooth University and on the Doctorate in Educational Psychology in UCD. Caroline also has a weekly column with the Irish Examiner where she brings her humanistic and positive psychology ethos to contextualise & normalise modern dilemmas faced by the public.

Please note: Pre-booking is essential. Please do not book onto this session unless you are sure that you will attend / have approval to attend (if required). If an emergency arises, please inform us ASAP (cpdcancellations@fess.ie) as we operate a waiting list system and if time allows, we can offer your booked place to another person.

Event Properties

Event Date 21-09-2023 10:00
Event End Date 21-09-2023 16:00
Capacity 40
Registered 29
Available place 11
Cut off date 20-09-2023
Individual Price Free
Location Athlone Education Centre

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