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Positive Education Conference: Cultivating Wellbeing with Mindfulness Cum I-WELL’s 3rd Anniversary Ceremony





The Department of Special Education and Counselling (SEC) hosted a Positive Education Conference cum I-WELL’s 3rd Anniversary Ceremony on 11 June 2019. The event attracted 300 academics, educators, parents and clinical practitioners.


The keynote speaker, Professor Nirbhay N. Singh, from Augusta University, shared the application of mindfulness-based programme for SEN students. Professor Samuel Wong Yeung-shan, Head of the Division of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, shared how mindfulness can benefit people from birth to old age, adding that mindfulness has a significant positive impact on pregnant women. Dr Herman Lo Hay-ming, from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, discussed the application of mindfulness training in children and families in the Chinese context.


This conference has been providing a platform for different stakeholders to share their valuable experience with each other.

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