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Sharing Results at the International School Psychology Association International event

It was a great honour for our team (CARDET and Institute for Development) to participate in the Annual Conference of the International School Psychology Association (13-16 July 2021).  ISPA is a Non-Governmental Organization officially affiliated to UNESCO and the largest global school psychology association with thousands of members from around the world (https://www.ispaweb.org/). This year’s event was hosted in Cyprus and we had the opportunity to present our work from various initiatives and research projects that relate to our ProW policy experiment. Our presentations included the following papers:

  1. The design and implementation of a program to enhance teachers’ wellbeing
    Vicky Charalambous, Anastassios Stalikas, Charalambos Vrasidas
  2. Resilient preschools: Building early childhood teachers’ capacity for Positive Education
    Vicky Charalambous, Georgia Karaoli, Panayiotis Kosmas, Charalambos Vrasidas, Maria Eracleous, Pavlina Hadjitheodoulou Loizidou, Elena Papamichael, Christiana Stavrou
  3. Implementing school-wide positive behavior support with fidelity Eliza Theofanous, Charalambos Vrasidas, Militsa Nikiforou, Vicky Charalambous
  4. Systemic change and implementation science: Challenges and possibilities of SWPBS
    Charalambos Vrasidas, Vicky Charalambous, Eliza Theofanous, Elena Papamichael, Pavlina Hadjitheodoulou Loizidou

Our work aims to support evidence-based policy making. We presented research that supports policy development for education, teachers and learners’ well-being, as well as school improvement. These presentations put us on the map of global research and emphasize the important work we do to improve the quality of education in Cyprus and Europe.