Understanding student wellbeing data and improving student engagement

Understanding student wellbeing data and improving student engagement

Thursday 01 March, 08:00 - 12:00

As schools start to reflect on the data they have received from the Dubai Student Wellbeing Census (DSWC) this free workshop will offer guidance on how schools can apply further analysis to this data and discuss interventions that can help to improve student engagement. Primary schools who have not yet participated in the DSWC will also benefit from the concepts and experience being shared at this event.


Registration and coffee

08:30 – 09:00

An introduction to the Pupil Attitudes to Self & School Survey (PASS)

Paul Montague, Consultant, GL Education

PASS provides insight into attitudes to teaching and learning at school, cohort and individual level. The data informs whole school wellbeing initiatives as well as helping teachers to identify and measure the impact of interventions for individual students.

09:00 – 10:00

Analysis and actions following the Dubai Student Wellbeing Census trial

Erika Elkady, Head of Secondary, Jumeira Baccalaureate School

Jumeira Baccalaureate School took part in the initial trial of the Dubai Student Wellbeing Survey. Seeking further insight, they followed up using the Pupil Attitudes to Self and School survey to compare results and offer insight down to individual student level.

Erika Elkady will reveal some of the findings of the analysis and how they have addressed improving student engagement by providing the right balance between skills and challenges.

10:00 – 10:15

Refreshment break

10:15 – 11:15

From data to action

Nicola Lambros, Deputy Head, King’s College Madrid

Nicola Lambros has extensive practical and research experience in addressing the wellbeing needs of students in international schools. She will share case studies and examples of how data from PASS and other sources can be practically applied in the academic, pastoral and whole school setting to enable all staff to positively and measurably impact school development targets and lead change.


This workshop is now fully booked. Please get in touch to be added to the waiting list. 

What you'll learn...

  • What does the PASS survey measure
  • How can you combine PASS and DSWC data
  • How can this data support wellbeing initiatives