noonchi meets


In this episode, we have the privilege of hosting two experts in the fields of mental health and wellbeing, each of whom brings a very different wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. Matthew Savage not only was an educator and school principal, but is also an Assessment, Wellbeing and DEIJB (diversity, equity, inclusion, justice and belonging) Consultant. Joining him is our guest, Dr. Ben Rein, a neuroscientist from Stanford University. As schools worldwide strive to prioritize wellbeing, defining what it truly means can be a challenge. Today, Matthew and Ben explore the fascinating crossover between Matthew’s work in wellbeing as an educator and Ben’s background in neuroscience and human behaviour. Together, they discover new insights into wellbeing science, theory and practice, which are sure to be both interesting and useful for educators worldwide.


In this episode of the video podcast series Noonchi Meets, Julian Sarafian and Matthew Savage explore the topic of masking behavior among students. They discuss how students often hide their exceptionalities to fit in with their peers and how this can lead to mental struggles and illnesses. The podcast aims to highlight the importance of dropping the mask and promoting mental health and wellbeing for students.