Our education system faces major challenges in the area of equal educational opportunity. The social challenges that families in vulnerable situations often face, in multiple ways, do not stop at the school gate. However, elementary schools often still lack the knowledge and know-how to adequately support children and their parents in vulnerable situations. Welfare organisations of all kinds can play a role in this, to guide schools and/or take over cases. Whether or not in tandem with the school. This requires a reflection on interprofessional learning, thinking and acting between education and welfare.
During an interactive workshop, we will reflect on how cooperation between welfare organisations and education can be shaped. We consider the challenges within education and welfare, who can take on which role, both in the collaboration and within their own operations, and what conditions are best to be taken into account. That way, everyone can proceed with tools and reflections concerning interprofessional learning, thinking and acting, both within the cooperation and in their own organisations. After all, every professional looks at things differently. So, what are the potential barriers to connecting health and welfare professionals, and what opportunities arise.
The workshop focuses on go-betweens, local administrations, flanking education policies, school construction work, principals, health care coordinators, staff at the Student Guidance Center …
For more information, please, contact Katrien De Maegd.