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Lisa Thorpe

Head of School Improvement

Lisa Thorpe has been in education for over 15 years, 9 of which have been in Dubai. With a B-Ed K-12 from Australia and NPQH, Lisa has worked in Australia, England and the UAE. Since coming to Dubai, Lisa has had many leadership roles such as Head of Teaching and Learning for Taaleem, Head of K-8 at AAM and now Head of whole school improvement at NGS.  Working in Dubai has given Lisa the opportunity to explore wellbeing and positive education with visits to different counties to learn from the best in the field as well as attending the 2018 IPEN conference in Texas. 

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Neuroscience & Wellbeing

27 February 2020 | 12:00 - 12:30 | Wellbeing and Involvement in the Early Years

When wellbeing is high, involvement is high and academics raise. Three Taaleem schools are working with the Wellington Schools in China on measuring Wellbeing and Involvement in students ages 2-8 years using the Lueven scale. With a focus on quality teaching and how students are actively engaged and their wellbeing met, we aim to improve the overall provision of the early years at our schools based on a focus on wellbeing and involvement.

SPEAKER SESSIONS

27 February, 2020 | 12:00 to 12:30
Wellbeing and Involvement in the Early Years

When wellbeing is high, involvement is high and academics raise. Three Taaleem schools are working with the Wellington Schools in China on measuring Wellbeing and Involvement in students ages 2-8 years using the Lueven scale. With a focus on quality teaching and how students are actively engaged and their wellbeing met, we aim to improve the overall provision of the early years at our schools based on a focus on wellbeing and involvement.