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TRAINING CALENDAR
A calendar of training courses provided by the Institute of Positive Education for 2016 and 2017.
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TRAINING EVENTS BY LOCATION
Training events, provided by the Institute of Positive Education, sorted by the state in which they are held.
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ABOUT OUR COURSES
About the courses conducted by the Institute of Positive Education.
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LEARNING TO FLOURISH BLOG

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5 Sep 2017   Brain Breaks
I think I have known for many years the importance of movement, the value of fun, and the significance of connection to student (and adult) learning! However I still, all too often, find myself in a ...
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24 Aug 2017   Mindfulness Education in Early Years
My journey of sharing the skills of mindfulness and meditation with children began at home nearly 20 years ago. Spontaneous mindful opportunities and intimate moments with my young daughters started ...
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7 Aug 2017   Inspiration from the field of Positive Education
I am a teacher. I am not an expert. I’m not a scientist. I’m not a researcher. My love is for children, and that is what has really motivated me over time.  I feel very blessed to have had the opportu ...
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16 Jun 2017   How to be mindful without meditating
The word mindfulness can conjure up many mental images.
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31 May 2017   Positive Education requires a context
Positive Education brings together the science of Positive Psychology with best practice teaching and learning. 
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18 May 2017   Pos Ed and the 'Wilderness Experience'
The positive effect of nature on the mental state is well known and researched by people like Dr. Roger S. Ulrich.
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20 Apr 2017   Embedding Character Strengths in Schools
Every day we act using our character strengths: saying hello to students walking by (kindness), picking up rubbish in the yard (leadership), thanking a colleague for their help (gratitude); the list g ...
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27 Mar 2017   Building Positive Communities: Design, Implement, Embed
In Japanese, ikigai translates to mean the reason for which you wake up in the morning. If you were asked “What is your ikigai?”, how would you respond? The 3rd annual Positive Education Schools Asso ...
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8 Mar 2017   Harnessing & Celebrating National & International Wellbeing Days
Increasingly, schools realise the importance of wellbeing in education and the benefits, not only for our students, but for the whole school community.
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RESEARCH
One of the defining characteristics of Positive Education is that it has positioned itself as an evidence-based approach, which seeks to marry our most current understandings from the scientific liter ...
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RESOURCES
Resources offered by the Institute of Positive Education.
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ABOUT US
The Institute of Positive Education is an initiative by Geelong Grammar School aimed at improving student wellbeing.
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