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NCC Offering Training for Youth On-line Activism

The National Council for children’s  staff and management came together towards  the end of last year for teambuilding exercises spread over a couple of days . The main objective of the exercise was to  have fun, improve overall team communication , deepen understanding and awareness of the culture and values of the organisation , and to produce more  highly motivated  staff  to  improve the organisation’s performance and provide better customer service.

What is Happiness?

NCC to Celebrate Grandparenting with Photo Competition

The
National Council for Children (NCC) is launching a new photo
competition under the theme:- “It’s great to be grand! - Affirming
positive moments of grand parents with grand children ”

The
purpose is: to honor grandparents, to give grandparents an opportunity
to show love and caring for their children, and to help children
become aware of strength, information, and guidance older people can offer.
The competition will also give children an opportunity to show their

Parenting Session on Silhouette

On the evening of the 9th May, Doughlas and I left Labriz Hotel at Belombre to take a 35 minute boat ride to Silhouette to conduct a Parenting session there for the parents on the island. It was an enjoyable boat ride as the sea was calm and the ride not too long.

When we reached the island we were met by the Head teacher Ms Cynthia Barrack and her assistant Miss Milano. We were taken to where we were staying and then taken on a brief tour of the village. It was a very pleasant walk and we got to enjoy the quiet island atmosphere and talk to a few residents

Happiness comes easy with choice

Creating happiness is easy when you engage in activities you enjoy that also challenge your skills. When these activities also contribute to something greater than yourself or do good for someone else, you can increase your happiness even more. You can enjoy yourself, create feelings of virtue and accomplishment, and create happy memories all at once this is the message which came out of the ‘Be happy and Make Seychelles Happy ‘ conference organized by the National Council for Children  ON Tuesday 22nd May.

Sweet Doses of Happiness at the ICCS with NCC

Happiness can be learned –and this is what the National Council for children  will try to share in the happiness conference being organized on the 22nd of May at the international conference centre , Victoria  to coincide with the launching of its Child Protection week under the theme “Be Happy –Make Seychelles Happy” . How do you do that ?  
How do you determine whether you are happy or not? At what point do you become happy?  Do you have to depend on circumstances or other people to be happy?   Is there some universal standard of Happiness?

PARENTS, DO YOU FEEL STRESSED?

Would you like some tools to help you overcome the challenges of every day life?
Join us every Tuesday morning at the National Council for Children (NCC) Bel-Eau,
To uplift your spirit and re-energise yourselves.

Starting Tuesday 17th April:-
8.00 a.m. - 9.00a.m. –      Meditation
9.30 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. -    Reiki Healing  
1100 .a.m. – 12 noon -      Laughter Yoga

Confirm your participation by Monday 16th April-12 noon.
Contribute a fee of 25 rupees for the session you choose

NCC trains first group of children First Aiders at Pointe Larue School

A group of Students from Pte Larue primary school received their First Aid certificate this morning in front of parents, students and teachers after following a basic First Aid course at the head quarters of the National Council for Children –(NCC)
at Bel-Eau.
 
The course specifically designed and adapted for children at the specific request of the NCC was delivered by professional First Aid instructor Anne Rose Innes.

Promoting Healthy Eating”- NCC continues to promote children’s welfare.

A collaborative workshop to address childhood obesity and improving school nutrition was held on the 2nd March 2012, between the NCC, Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education.


The speakers covered a wide range of topics which were divided into two parts to highlight the importance of addressing this issue.

Exciting Times: The Journey Intensive Workshop -17th and 18th February 2012

An exciting opportunity arose for NCC staff when Lydia Hoyland a trainer in journeywork visited Seychelles and ran a two day Journey Intensive Workshop at CARE House. NCC staff joined and worked alongside colleagues from CARE, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Social Development.