Making an Effective Transition to Second-Level: Coping with Change

An interactive seminar for teachers and parents of 6th class pupils/ In-coming First Year Students

 How your child adapts to their new secondary school matters. The evidence points to preparation being key to young adolescents coping with change. The objective of this important seminar is to facilitate a conversation which will enable parents to support and develop resilient young people and give them tools to be ready to cope with change as they transition from primary to second-level. In the current Covid19 environment there is an added layer of importance to this seminar.


Course Facilitator: Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames, PhD, MSc, BEd.

Dr. Healy Eames is an experienced teacher, teacher educator, facilitator and parent. Director of Study & Careers, a learning, wellbeing and careers’ service, she is the author of ‘Switching on for Learning: A Student Guide to Exam & Career Success’ see and online programme Fidelma has extensive experience working with students, parents and teachers on social, personal, learning and career-related topics. Her sessions are reputed to be thought-provoking, motivational and useful.