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Effective Online Counseling Practices(webinar summary)

In the course of the campus reopening, the academic performance of students might be affected due to the increased anxiety among them. The readjustment to the rigorous in-person instructions and re-acclimation to socializing along with the safety protocols are seemingly strenuous and may elevate anxiety. Offering online counseling in advance would help them adapt to post-pandemic learning. In this context, …

Towards a Caring Campus Webinar Series (Session Four)

Effective Online Counseling Practices Date: February 24, 2022 (Thursday) Time: 11:30 am (Hong Kong Time) In the course of the campus reopening, the academic performance of students might be affected due to the increased anxiety among them. The readjustment to the rigorous in-person instructions and re-acclimation to socializing along with the safety protocols are seemingly strenuous and may elevate anxiety. …

Self-Care for Women Leaders (webinar summary)

The World Economic Forum recently reported that women were at least a year behind their male counterparts in terms of job advancement. Due to the pandemic, working from home under the lockdown has affected women to a greater extent, and resulted in additional stress and exhaustion. However, the demand for their caring roles on campus as well as home has …

Towards a Caring Campus Webinar Series (Session Three)

 Self-Care for Women Leaders Date: January 21, 2022 (Friday) Time: 9:00 am (Hong Kong Time) The World Economic Forum recently reported that women were at least a year behind their male counterparts in terms of job advancement. Due to the pandemic, working from home under the lockdown has affected women to a greater extent, and resulted in additional stress and …

Nurturing Ourselves as Whole Person Educators (webinar summary)

How can whole person educators sustain and nurture themselves in a time of the global pandemic and the military coup? What resources can they draw on to support themselves physically, emotionally, and spiritually? “Nurturing Ourselves as Whole Person Educators” webishop paid particular attention to the spiritual dimension of the impact of trauma. Drawing on the framework of “moral injury,” this …

Peace as Integral to Being Whole Person Educator (webinar summary)

Being peace and cultivating skills for peace are integral to being whole person educators. This session examined two ancient wise educators who taught peace in contexts of political and religious turmoil. It aimed to inspire educators to cultivate themselves as peace and inspirers of peace. It focused on two skill sets for self-cultivation: (a) improving self through life-long learning from …

Mindfulness Meditation for Moral Development (webinar summary)

Mindfulness is being a gatekeeper, as one observes everything that enters the mind. Meditation is a mindfulness practice for relaxation to reduce stress and worry. Mindfulness meditation is the act of paying attention and being present in what one is doing, thinking and feeling with non-judgmental way. Mindfulness meditation can help in our moral development through taming our mind’s inner …

Healing through Music, Drawing and Painting(webinar summary)

This webishop was designed to focus on how educators perceive themselves as a part of their present reality, remind themselves how important they are, and, hopefully provide new perspectives for coping and delivering education. The hour of sharing included 3 parts. The first was a lecture on managing trauma stress through music and art interventions. The second part was a …