basis.point Initiative

What is the basis.point Initiative?

Archways have worked with basis.point since early 2015. This relationship has enabled us to expand our reach and roll out three of our evidence-based programmes to educators and other professionals in Cork, Dublin, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, and Wexford.

These programmes are:

  • The Mentoring for Achievement Programme (MAP)
  • The Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Programme (TCM)
  • The Incredible Years Basic Parent Group Leader Training Programme

A unique element of the basis.point initiative is an innovative approach whereby we partner with local agencies in each area. This allows us to identify local priorities and agree and implement a local training plan in each area we work in. This approach has been key to the success and sustainability of the initiative.

basis.point Initiative Programmes

The support of basis.point has also enabled us to develop, implement and evaluate new evidence-informed programmes, including:

The Think Big Programme

A 2-year after-school programme for children in the 5th and 6th class who demonstrate academic, creative, or sporting abilities.

The Building Up Programme

A 6-session, school-based programme for young people aged between 14 and 16 years, which was developed using the principles of ‘Wellbeing Theory’.

A 2-session teacher wellbeing programme runs side by side with, and compliments, the young person’s programme.

Anxiety Support Webinars

The development of Anxiety Support Webinars for both parents and teachers, in response to emerging needs during Covid19 restrictions.

basis.point Initiative Areas

The service is available in the following areas:

  • Cork
  • South County Dublin
  • Kilkenny
  • Limerick
  • Waterford
  • Wexford
  • Fingal

teachers trained in the Teacher Classroom Management Programme, with over 6000 primary school children benefitting from proactive teaching strategies per year

parents attended webinars to understand more about anxiety and supporting their children

mentors trained in the Mentoring for Achievement Programme, with over 600 children receiving one to one mentoring support each year

WANT TO learn more?

You can visit the basis.point website and read more information and details about the programmes we have delivered.