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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

Students running outdoors
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. Spending time in the outdoors, whether on school camp or just in places that are surr ...
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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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Charlie presenting at the 2017 PESA conference
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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In Kind Giving
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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Justin talking about the GGS Model of Positive Education
24 Feb 2017   Unpacking the GGS Model of Positive Education
Let me start this blog post in the same way that I start our short little video above: “It is my pleasure to describe the essence of our Model for Positive Education.” Before I start to unpack each ...
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Positive Education session
9 Feb 2017   Giving and Positive Relationships
“Our ability to form, maintain and sustain quality relationships hugely contributes to our lives. They determine our happiness and satisfaction and predict our level of health. Relationships are a gif ...
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Summer To-Do list
6 Dec 2016   Dare to Care this Summer
Imagine that you had set yourself the goal of developing a daily 10-minute mindfulness meditation each morning to feel less stressed, more emotionally balanced and attuned to others. In cementing this ...
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22 Nov 2016   Engaging Student Voice
Across the world, many schools and educators are embarking on various paths along their journey of introducing and enhancing Positive Education within the school curriculum, the school community and i ...
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Surf coaching at Middle School camp
8 Nov 2016   Values-based Sports Coaching 
“If you ain’t first, you’re last” - a striking quote spoken by actor Will Farrell’s fictional character, Ricky Bobby, in the comedic movie, Talladega Nights. What is notable about this statement is h ...
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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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