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Student well-being in the Nordic countries
Nordic Council of Ministers: Webinar
Online from Copenhagen: 3 December 2020, 14:00 to 17:00.
Click here, programme and registration: www.ufm.dk/nordicstudentwellbeing
Student well-being and the symbiotic relationship with learning. Psychology and sociology
set limits or expand boundaries for what students can achieve during higher education. A
perspective to the current pandemic situation.
The webinar will feature political thoughts on student well-being from the Nordic ministers of higher education, offer thought-provoking presentations from leading international
academics on well-being, mental health and happiness and facilitate inspirational student
lead discussions with Nordic students.
Prof. Martin Seligman introduces the aspects and thinking of positive psychology, what it
is, and how it is measured. Prof. Sonja Lyubomirsky talks about personal actions to
change and improve wellbeing and mental health. Dr. Ruth Graham presents cases on
how world leading educational institutions have responded to effects of the covid crisis on
student life and wellbeing.
This webinar is organized in order to mark the end of the Danish 2020 Chairmanship
of the Nordic Council of Ministers by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and
Science in collaboration with Nordic student organizations in higher education represented by Student Forum UC and the National Union of Students in Denmark, DSF.