Our Program

All times shown are Helsinki times (EEST).

emJoy Team Speech

Workshops & Speeches


Session Parallel Session
9:30-10:00 Registration and Networking
10:00-10:30 Official opening & welcome
emJoy Team
10:30-11:30  Finnish Embassy: Comparing two educational systems: what can we learn from each other?
Jaana Oikarinen-Vasilopoulos
11:30-11:45 Break (optional #emJoyOutdoorBreak)
11:45-13:00   An Introduction to Resilience
Chris Gutmann
Self and Social Awareness, with some markers
Nadia Paraschou
13:00-14:00 LUNCH break
14:00-15:30 The use of Mindfulness in school and the importance of it during COVID 19.
Euthimia Karatopoyzi
Human rights through arts.

Yro Katsamagka and Kelly Arnaoutaki

15:30 -16:00 Break (optional #emJoyOutdoorBreak)
16.00-17:30 Knowing and Building my Classroom Community.
Dr. Nancy Commins
InterACTION and Joy through collaboration.
Michelle Paterick
Session Parallel Session
9:30-10:00 Opening Day 2
emJoy Team & MiSP
10:00 – 11:30 Spreading joy through service learning in our local community interactions.
Lyndsey Marcu
Art in a multicultural classroom: raising awareness and tolerance through the arts.
Maria Ombashi
11:30-11:45 Break 
11:45 -12:45   Nothing without joy: Why Malaguzzi got it right.
Marina Sgourou & Despina Sakoulogeorga
E-CO ECO (E-collaboration within European countries)
Paula Alagarda Durán
12:45-13:15 Closing of conference