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Emotional Strength in Teachers – Public Lecture in 2020

26 Aug • by jodie

We are excited to announce that preparations have begun for Sharon’s next lecture in 2020. Sharon will present promising findings from new research into Building Emotional Strength in Teachers. The study, a collaboration between Sharon Faye Foundation and Edith Cowan University, was conducted at a Western Australian metropolitan primary school…

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Building Emotional Strength in Teachers

26 Aug • by jodie

The Sharon Faye Foundation in collaboration with the School of Education, Edith Cowan University conducted research in a Western Australian primary school to assess the impact of building Emotional Strength in teachers on teacher burnout, student-teacher engagement and classroom climate. The results indicated that building Emotional Strength in Teachers reduced…

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Introduction to Emotional Strength – Emotion in Everyday Life: public lecture held on 10 August 2019

26 Aug • by jodie

Our first public lecture was presented on Saturday 10 August 2019 at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Sharon Faye introduced the audience to Emotional Strength starting at the beginning and how she developed the concept over her lifetime. Sharon role modeled Emotional Strength at the beginning of the…

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Feel To Heal Lap-a-thon, 28 April 2019

26 May • by jodie

The Feel to Heal lap-a-thon was held on Sunday, 28 April 2019.  Feel to Heal was initiated by a friend of the Foundation, Renee Waters, in honour of her son’s inspiring Emotional Strength response to leukaemia treatment. Over 150 participants enjoyed games, dancing, a feelings forest, walking, jogging, shoulder rides…

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Reflections of a “retarded” child

26 Sep • by sharon

There were masses of kids in this place called high school. I was wandering through the buildings terrified and overwhelmed by all the activity. I felt stunned and numb. I clutched a crumpled-up piece of paper with a room number in my hand and I was squinting out of blurry eyes attempting to see the room numbers on each door way of the classrooms. I felt so alone.

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