On the 20th of May, at 18.00 till 20.00 the online dissemination event was organized at the 3rd PEKES Educational District of Pella to present the School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Project in Greece.
The title of the informative event was “Presenting the KA3 Project ‘Building SchoolWide Inclusive, Positive and Equitable Learning Environments Through A SystemsChange Approach’ (code: 606687-EPP-1-2018-2-CY-EPPKA3-PI-POLICY). The host of the event was the school counselor of the 3rd PEKES, Dr. Christodoulos Faniopoulos and the event was addressed to all the primary school teachers of the municipalities of the cities of Edessa and Skydra.
The commencement greeting was conducted by the Director of the KMAKEDPDE local authority, Mr. Thomas Mpaharakis. The director of the Primary Education District Mr. Nikolaos Aggelidis, also greeted the event.
The program of the event included four presentations.
The first speaker was Dr. Athanasios Gregoriadis, associate professor at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and scientific supervisor of the project in Greece. He presented the project’s rationale, main goals and activities and finally the perspective and workload for schools who are interested to implement SWPBS in the future.
The second speaker was Mr. Nikolaos Petrakidis, school principal of the 1st primary school of Koufalia. The title of his presentation was “SWPBS-A challenge for the school environment”.
The third speaker was Mrs. Sotiria Ydriotou, school principal of the primary school of Taxiarchis. The title of her presentation was “Our experience for the application of SWPBS”.
The fourth speaker was Mrs. Anastasia Kafetzopoulou, school teacher at the Adendro primary school. The title of her presentation was “Organizing and implementing the SWPBS in the classroom”.
The event was completed with the discussion that was conducted, with the event’s host Dr. Faniopoulos being the chair.
Overall, the event was completed with great success, with an important participation of in-service primary school teachers from the municipalities of Edessa and Skydra and with very positive feedback.