(Presenting in Sydney)
Jenny Dunn is a qualified and experienced primary school teacher with eight years of experience in various educational settings in Australia and overseas. She has a range of experience working with students from Kindergarten to Year 12. Jenny has a particular interest and passion for supporting the mental health and wellbeing of a person so they can flourish in all aspects of life. As NSW Lead Teacher for Life Skills Group in 2018 Jenny gained a wealth of experience in developing and presenting professional developments for teachers and parents on subjects such as general wellbeing; social and emotional learning; mindfulness and managing difficult emotions and stress. Jenny has trained and mentored teachers in the Solomon Islands through the Australian Volunteer for International Development (AVID) program. In this role she developed a range of educational and training programs and materials targeted at various audiences and age groups. Jenny’s programs have delivered strong learning outcomes and results, driving positive change through engaging facilitation and management. Currently as a Program Educator for Mental Illness Education ACT (MIEACT) Jenny develops and implements programs to support the mental health and wellbeing of the community. These programs are reducing the stigma around mental health so people are empowered to improve their own mental health and wellbeing.