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1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
2574 2351

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February 2017
HK$300

The Zones of Regulation

7 February @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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The Zones of Regulation is a straightforward and easy to use programme that is designed to foster self-regulation and emotional control. This workshop will support participants’ understanding of the four Zones (blue, green, yellow and red) and how they relate to different feelings and/or levels of alertness. Participants will become familiar with the different tools used by the programme to support students to stay calm and alert. They will also leave the workshop with an understanding of how to support…

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HK$2800

FRIENDS Post 16 Adult Resiliency (Strong not Tough)

9 February @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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This one day workshop will enable participants to deliver the Strong Not Tough resilience programme, for ages 16 and upwards, suitable for Y11, sixth form and adults.  Strong not Tough is the fourth programme from FRIENDS and is suitable to run alongside any of the other FRIENDS courses, for the wider community, such as parents and staff.

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HK$1200

ACT – Peter Sullivan Research Project Day 2 (Year 3 – 6)

21 February @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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The project will focus on the teaching of Addition and Subtraction. The second day will have three parts: one will be to review your experience of teaching the lessons; another will be on the implications of the student results; and a third will be on workshopping how to create tasks and lessons for yourself. We will also consider ways of addressing any student misconceptions or knowledge gaps that are revealed from working on the suggested tasks. Participants are asked to:…

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HK$1200

Classroom Circles for Building Relationships by Kristy Elliott

22 February @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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This workshop is a highly interactive and practical professional development experience aimed at classroom teachers, teacher aides and assistants and school executives within all levels. Participants will develop a thorough understanding of the practice and theory of classroom circles, with emphasis on how they relate to Restorative Practices. The workshop aims to develop a range of strategies to build social and emotional literacy and looks at innovative ways of building positive relationships in the classroom.

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HK$300

Teacher Toolbox: Some Things to Know About Anxiety

23 February @ 4:30 am - 6:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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An increasing number of our students suffer with anxiety, panic and stress.  This session will focus on how to recognise anxiety & some simple strategies to help

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HK$3500

Deepening Understanding of Positive Education

23 February @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 23 February, 2017 at 8:30am

One event on 23 March, 2017 at 8:30am

One event on 1 June, 2017 at 8:30am

ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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This is a 4-day training. (19 January, 23 February, 23 March & 1 June 2017) This training is suitable for staff who want to increase their knowledge of pos ed and who are already developing pos ed.  Course participants must attend the whole course and implement a small scale project applying positive psychology techniques in the classroom.

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HK$1200

ACT – Peter Sullivan Research Project Day 2 (Year 1 – 2)

23 February @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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The project will focus on the teaching of Addition and Subtraction. The second day will have three parts: one will be to review your experience of teaching the lessons; another will be on the implications of the student results; and a third will be on workshopping how to create tasks and lessons for yourself. We will also consider ways of addressing any student misconceptions or knowledge gaps that are revealed from working on the suggested tasks. Participants are asked to:…

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HK$1200

Inquiry 101-The whys, hows and whats of Inquiry Based Learning

24 February @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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Inquiry again? But I already know it all... OR Inquiry-Based Learning--another new thing to learn about? Whether you're new to the PYP or old hat, inquiry-based learning is at the heart of what we are doing in our schools. From planning provocations to learning engagements that push the boundaries to summative assessments that get to the point, it's the driving force that defines our pedagogy, inspires our students and creates wonder for us all. This one day course will motivate…

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March 2017
HK$300

The Cognitive Affective Training (CAT) Kit

1 March @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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The Cognitive Affective Training (CAT) Kit is a program that consists of visual, interactive, and customisable communication elements for children and young adults. It is designed to help students become aware of how their thoughts, feelings and actions all interact and, in the process of using the various visual components, they share their insights with others. This session draws on the experience of staff at Beacon Hill School who have been using the CAT-Kit with students over the last few…

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HK$2800

Fun FRIENDS

2 March @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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Fun FRIENDS teaches 4 to 7 year olds emotional resilience that will stay with them for life as well as building self-esteem and confidence. FRIENDS is an acronym for the skills and strategies taught in the program; covering practical strategies for coping with stress, worry, fear and sadness.

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HK$2800

FRIENDS for Life

2 March @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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Building Social and Emotional Skills in Children Helping children cope with feelings of fear, worry and sadness. FRIENDS is a fun and engaging group programme that uses a variety of developmentally appropriate methods to promote: Coping Skills Self Esteem Problem Solving Self-Expression Building Positive Relationships It also builds RESILIENCE in children and adolescents.

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HK$2800

My FRIENDS Youth

2 March @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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My FRIENDS Youth (for upper primary – middle secondary 12 to 15 years) is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-based program developed by child psychologist Dr. Paula Barrett for professionals, parents and young people to: Learn Coping Skills Assist teenagers in building resilience and developing life skills to effectively cope with difficult and/or anxiety provoking situations Normalise the experience of anxiety Promote self-confidence Empower teenagers, families, teachers and other professionals working with young people

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HK$300

Teacher Toolbox: Effective Communication

2 March @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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The session looks at how to communicate successfully with others to both enhance team-work and build successful working relationships.

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HK$1200

Viewing and Presenting

7 March @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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'To be considered literate today means to be competent in a range of different literacies; one set of literacy skills is no longer enough. This requires that students become multiliterate and that schools teach multiliteracies.'(Unsworth 2001) This 1-day workshop, developed by ESF teachers and advisers, aims to support learning outcomes in viewing and presenting. Making connections to the ESF Scope and Sequence and informed by a wide range of research and practical resources (including Kath Murdoch and Lee Crockett) the…

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HK$1200

Speaking and Listening

8 March @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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'Spoken language is the single most important skill that children need for school.' (Ann Locke) This 1-day workshop, developed by ESF teachers and advisers, aims to support learning outcomes in listening and speaking. Making connections to the ESF Scope and Sequence and informed by a wide range of research and practical resources (including First Steps, PYP and TESLMC) the aims of the session will be to: - Develop understanding of effective listening and speaking - Explore current practice, research and…

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HK$300

Teacher Toolbox: Communicating with an Audience: Lessons from gweekspeech

9 March @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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Delivering presentations as ‘the real you’ is a key skill for both staff and students. As well as delivering simple and effective strategies to use in public speaking, this session will give an overview of how such approaches can be used as part of our curriculum.

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HK$300

Implementing Social Thinking in Schools

16 March @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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Social Thinking is what we do when we interact with people. For successful social interactions, it is important that we take in and process verbal and non-verbal information and cues in order to respond effectively. Joint attention, knowledge of expectations regarding behaviour, and mental flexibility are all key components for appropriate social relationships.  A child or young person who has difficulty with focus, understanding the context of the environment around them, and lacks knowledge of how their behaviours make others…

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HK$3500

Deepening Understanding of Positive Education

23 March @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 23 February, 2017 at 8:30am

One event on 23 March, 2017 at 8:30am

One event on 1 June, 2017 at 8:30am

ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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This is a 4-day training. (19 January, 23 February, 23 March & 1 June 2017) This training is suitable for staff who want to increase their knowledge of pos ed and who are already developing pos ed.  Course participants must attend the whole course and implement a small scale project applying positive psychology techniques in the classroom.

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June 2017
HK$3500

Deepening Understanding of Positive Education

1 June @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 23 February, 2017 at 8:30am

One event on 23 March, 2017 at 8:30am

One event on 1 June, 2017 at 8:30am

ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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This is a 4-day training. (19 January, 23 February, 23 March & 1 June 2017) This training is suitable for staff who want to increase their knowledge of pos ed and who are already developing pos ed.  Course participants must attend the whole course and implement a small scale project applying positive psychology techniques in the classroom.

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