2nd International Conference on Well-being in Education Systems

Date 12 - 14 November 2019
Venue University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, Locarno, Switzerland
Organisation Competence centre for Innovation and Research on Education Systems (CIRSE)

The Department of Education and Learning of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland invites researchers and professionals in the field of positive psychology, well-being and education to submit proposals for the 2nd International Conference on Well-being in Education Systems, organized by the Competence centre for Innovation and Research on Education Systems (CIRSE). The Conference will be held in Locarno, Switzerland, on 12, 13 and 14 November 2019.

The main goal of the conference is to orient the scientific debate towards a new perspective: well-being as an individual and social resource, well-being as a necessary prerequisite to achieve educational objectives, well-being as a tool of equity and inclusion. Following the lead of the first edition, the Conference wishes to bring together teachers, researchers and practitioners to foster a debate where theory meets practice.

Papers concerning original research, studies and literature reviews on the following topics are welcomed:
1. Approaches and tools for measuring well-being in education systems
2. Positive psychology and education systems
3. School climate, sense of belonging, community
4. Well-being, literacy and school achievement
5. Promotion of well-being and prevention of stress in schools
6. Well-being in educational transitions, from early childhood to adulthood
7. Well-being in childhood and adolescence
8. Public policy and reforms for well-being in schools
9. Personality, individual differences and well-being
10. Teachers' well-being, self-actualization and job satisfaction
11. Work/study and life balance
12. Emotions and learning
13. Special educational needs and students’ well-being

Please find more information about the conference on the website: http://www2.supsi.ch/cms/wellbeing/

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission: 7 March 2019 – 10 May 2019
  • Abstract review: 5 August 2019
  • Registration: 9 September 2019 – 14 October 2019
  • Conference: 12, 13, 14 November 2019

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