Author: Victoria Michaelidou

Workshop in Cyprus – Implementing PW-PBS practices with ECEC children

Our team implemented the practices of the PBS ECEC project by organizing enjoyable and playful activities aimed at enhancing the social-emotional skills of children. Our carefully planned activities encouraged children to express themselves while also honing their communication and collaboration skills.

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3rd Newsletter

The online learning materials and guidelines developed as part of the PBS-ECEC project are currently being used to effectively train more than 100 early years educators and 40 trainers across the four partner countries (Portugal, Cyprus, Ireland, Greece) in the use of a PW-PBS approach. More information on Result 3 can be found here.

2nd press-release: Seeking preschools to take part in Erasmus+ funded training on Positive Behaviour Support

You can find the 2nd press-release here.

The Institute of Child Education and Psychology (ICEP) Europe have been working on an Erasmus+ research project titled Implementing Positive Behaviour Support in Early Childhood Education and Care (PBS-ECEC).

As part of the research project, we would like to invite preschools to take part in a free training programme designed to help educators to create an inclusive learning environment which supports positive relationships and promotes children´s socialemotional development.

Educators will receive online training and ongoing support from a Positive Behaviour Support coach, and will also get access to a free, online training package which includes five modules:

  • Module 1: Early childhood education and socio-emotional learning o Module 2: Basic theoretical framework of PBS
  • Module 3: Practical tips on supporting socio-emotional learning and PBS
  • Module 4: Whole-school programme approach
  • Module 5: Assessment and monitoring methods


I want to get involved – what happens next? Please email us at and we will get back to you with more details.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. For more information about the project, visit


Artevelde International Days sessions for Preschool and Primary Education

International Hellenic University/Διεθνές Πανεπιστήμιο της Ελλάδος participated in the Artevelde International Days sessions for Preschool and Primary Education taking place on the 21st – 24th of February 2023, organized by the @Artevelde University of Applied Sciences in Gent.
During the sessions academics, students and educational stakeholders had the opportunity to be informed about the PBS ECEC Project, in which International Hellenic University is one of the partners’ Consortium. PBS ECEC Project aims to examine the feasibility of Program-wide Positive Behaviour Support across Europe.

PBS-ECEC Transnational Report

Are you an ECEC teacher, head teacher, student, expert, or stakeholder interested in early education’s role in children’s socioemotional development?
A summary of previous research findings from Portugal, Cyprus, Greece, and Ireland is presented in the PBS-ECEC Transnational Report, which is NOW available!


The Guide on Positive Behaviour Support in Early Childhood and Care is now available!!

Important announcement!!!!️️

PBS-ECEC Guide is a planning tool for ECEC educators, with theory-driven and evidence-based sources of information that support the implementation of the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) is ECEC settings.
In the PBS-ECEC guide you can find:

  • useful prompts on how to implement PW-PBS tier 1 in ECEC settings
  • practices for promoting the social and emotional competence of all children
  • strategies for ensuring a proactive, positive and safe ECEC environment

The PBS-ECEC guide is available in English, Greek and Portuguese and can be found here:

World Science Day and the National Day for Scientific Culture

As part of the celebrations of the World Science Day and the National Day for Scientific Culture, in Portugal, the PBS ECEC Project was presented, included in the participation of the Research and Innovation in Education Center within the Virtual Trail of the Polytechnic of Porto. This initiative is part of the Science and Technology Week 2022. For more:

Cyprus Education Summit 2022

PBS-ECEC Cyprus team has informed ECEC teachers and head-teachers about the project’s aims and activities as part of the Cyprus Education Summit 2022 organised by CARDET, Institute Of Development CY and Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο Κύπρου. For more information about the Cyprus Education Summit visit the website: