Empowering Minds, Nurturing Hearts

We promote student well-being and academic achievement through our Systems and Trauma Informed Model of Positive Education.

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The WellSchools Network

Supporting Well-being & Behaviour for Learning

The WellSchools Network is a national organization established as a spin out company of University College Cork School of Education in 2023 to develop, implement and research programs/training that support student well-being and behaviour for learning.


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Trauma-Informed Training for Education Professionals

We deliver courses in-person and online for School Leaders, Teachers, SNAs, Youth Workers, SCPs and more.

Understanding Behaviours of Concern and Developing Policy for School Leaders

Online course for school leaders, including principals, deputy principals, assistant principals, and Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs).


Wellbeing and Understanding Behaviours of Concern for Teachers

Online course for teachers, including those new to teaching in autism classes, as well as all educators looking to refine their skills in both mainstream and specialized educational settings.


Wellbeing and Understanding Behaviours of Concern for SNAs

An online course for Special Needs Assistants to improve understanding around behaviours of concern and help develop practical processes to improve wellbeing amongst students.


Bespoke Courses for your Organisation

The WellSchools Network's systems and trauma informed model of positive education can be adapted to suit the needs of your organisation's professional needs to learn practical skills and promote nurturing environments. 

Research Based Training

Cutting Edge Research

Drawing from our founder David Cashman's PhD "Reconceptualising Wellbeing: The Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Systems Informed model of Positive Education for Developing Schools in Ireland" our training is built on the most up today research available combined with well established ideas and practices to deliver a unique learning outcome for all participants.

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Our Founder

David Cashman

With 16 years of educational experience, primarily within Designated Disadvantaged settings, David has amassed a profound understanding of educational disadvantage and trauma. He has pioneered the development of a Trauma Informed School, integrating Trauma Informed principles within daily curriculum activities based on his Phd research at University College Cork in Ireland.


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