Be You Virtual Conference 2023
Welcome and introduction
The Hon. Julia Gillard AC, Chair of Beyond Blue, welcomes participants to this year's Virtual Conference and discusses the importance of educator wellbeing and building thriving learning communities.
Unlocking the power of belonging: Empowering children and young people to thrive through insights from research
Join Dr Kelly-Ann Allen to discover the critical importance of belonging for children and young people. Learn about the systemic barriers and enablers of belonging in learning communities, including cultural considerations and technology.
Going beyond self-care
Join this panel discussion to hear how belonging in a workplace connects to wellbeing. Understand the nuances of self-care and how learning communities can adopt a systematic approach to wellbeing.
The R word: rewriting the misconceptions of 'Resilience'
Understand the personal, environmental and occupational factors surrounding resilience in a learning community and the role of resilience in supporting our capacity to thrive.
Reconciliation in education: Supporting voice and wellbeing
Reconciliation Australia’s : Reconciliation in Education program has professional learning tools, curriculum resources and a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) framework to empower teachers, educators, schools and services to take committed steps to progress reconciliation in education and support the wellbeing of all learners.
Empowered boundaries for educators
Join Dr Rebecca Ray to identify the unique challenges for educators when setting boundaries and utilising self-care practices. Recognise when boundaries need to be communicated and develop a self-compassion-based plan for thriving personally and professionally
Nurturing educator resilience to support a thriving learning community
Learn how to connect with your learning community to provide support to each other through moments of change. Explore how nurturing wellbeing and resilience underpins an inclusive and mentally healthy learning environment.
Overcoming challenges to educator wellbeing
Identify emerging trends and ongoing challenges to educator wellbeing, and explore whole-school approaches that can empower flourishing wellbeing across learning communities.
Taking agency towards resilience: Reflections from disaster impacted communities
Hear how disaster-impacted communities took agency towards building resilience and learn how practical strategies, such as fostering positive relationships with young people, colleagues, and external supports, can be implemented by educators to develop a thriving, resilient learning community.
Leading a mentally healthy community
Join Dr Pam Ryan to explore the role of leaders in creating thriving learning communities, examine case studies, and tap into your own experience to better understand leadership in practice and its impact on individual and organisational wellbeing.
Walk with me: A journey of distributed leadership and inclusion
Explore how the inclusive practices at Forbes Preschool encourage positive mental health and a thriving, inclusive community.
Supporting neurodiversity and disability inclusion in school communities
Learn practical classroom strategies to foster an inclusive environment for all students, such as using inclusive language and ensuring connection between all students.
Flourishing in the future with Be You
Reflect on the insights, learnings and knowledge shared during the two-day Be You Virtual Conference. Together with Be You, discover what building capacity to thrive will look like in the ever-changing future.
Last updated: July, 2023