End of Year News: New chairs and ENSEC2019 conference

Dear ENSEC members,

on behalf of the current chairs of the ENSEC board, we wish everyone a peaceful and joyful holiday season and a happy new year.

The new year will bring exciting changes for ENSEC. We are very happy to announce our new board of chairs that will transition into their roles early next year:

Aniko Zsolnai, Professor at the Faculty of Education and Psychology, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Annalisa Morganti, Associate Professor in Special Education at the University of Perugia, Italy

Aurora Adina Colomeischi, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Education at Stefan cel Mare University in Suceava, Romania

Valeria Cavioni, Ph.D., Post Doc Researcher at “Riccardo Massa” Department of Human Sciences for Education, at University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

And to finish this year with a bang:

The next ENSEC conference will be held in Budapest, Hungary, hosted by Eötvös Loránd University under Aniko Zsolnai’s leadership.

We congratulate our chair and conference applicants for their successful applications, and wish them all the best in taking on their roles!


Best wishes from the current chairs,

Carmen Huser

Celeste Simoes

Helen Cowie

Kathy Evans

Renata Miljevic Ridicki

ENSEC newsletter issue 15 is online!

Dear members,

the newest issue of our ENSEC newsletter is online: http://enseceurope.org/wp-content/uploads/ENSEC_newsletter_Oct2017.pdf

There is also a call for papers for a special issue of JECER on Children’s social-emotional development and its support. You can find details for paper submission here: http://enseceurope.org/wp-content/uploads/Call-for-abstracts-JECER-Special-Issue.pdf

Special edition of IJEE November 2017

The International Journal of Emotional Education (IJEE) is dedicating a special edition of the journal in November 2017 for papers presented in the 6th ENSEC conference being held in Stockholm, June 2017.

Papers must be submitted to the guest editor, Dr Birgitta Kimber (b.kimber@telia.com) by not later than 15th August 2017. Papers need to be related to the theme of the conference and be not longer than 7000 words, including references, appendices, figures and tables. Each paper will be peer reviewed (blind review). Authors are directed to the instructions for authors on the journal’s webpage: www.um.edu.mt/ijee before submitting. The Journal does not charge any processing, or copy editing fees.

Call for Papers: Pastoral Care Special Issue on Mental Health

Dear ENSEC members,

we are delighted to call for papers of a Special Issue for Pastoral Care in Education on:

Mental Health and Well-Being of Children and Young People.

Our founding chair of ENSEC, Paul Cooper, and Garry Hornby are guest editors of this issue. Please find attached guidelines if you wish to contribute to it here, or copy this link http://enseceurope.org/?attachment_id=574 into your browser window.



Newsletter December 2016 issue

Latest issue of ENSEC newsletter

The lastest issue of the newsletter is published. You can access it HERE.

ENSEC on social media

You can find ENSEC now on social media as well. Let’s connect and communicate: https://www.facebook.com/enseceurope/

ENSEC newsletter issue 12 August 2016 now online

You can always go back and read the newsletter online. The latest issue from August 2016 is online now. heck it out here.

ENSEC2017: 10th anniversary will be celebrate with a special conference venue

The website for the 6th ENSEC conference which will be held in June 2017 is online. This conference will mark the 10th anniversary of our network and addresses an important up to date topic: Diversity! Read about the exciting conference venue and the confirmed key note speakers in the flyer! Find out everything you need to know about paper submission and guidelines, programme timetable, and registration here!


We are happy to announce that the next ENSEC conference will be held in Sweden, hosted by Örebro University and the City of Gothenburg.

Save the date: 07th – 09th June 2017!

More information will follow.


Volume 7 Issue 1 of the International Journal of Emotional Education has just been published.  It is a special edition on methodologies used to promote mental health in children and young people, guest edited by Professor Phillip Slee & Dr Grace Skrzypiec (Flinders University, South Australia) & Dr Donna Cross (University of Western Australia). The edition may be accessed at:


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