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TRAINING CALENDAR
A calendar of training courses provided by the Institute of Positive Education for the remainder of 2017 and 2018.
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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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17 Sep 2018   The Fertile Soil – Positive Learning Environments
A boy of 13 walks into his Year 7 classroom at the start of Term 1. He is at a new school, eager to please and optimistic about what he can achieve...
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3 Sep 2018   Compassion is the radicalism of our time
Compassion – that feeling of distress at the suffering of others that is combined with the desire to alleviate it – is in short supply in the world today.
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17 Aug 2018   Fostering a Sense of Purpose in Young People
What is the purpose of Positive Education? Many of us would likely respond that by adopting Positive Education in our own school environment, we ...
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10 Aug 2018   Technology and the Teenage Brain
What do we know about technology and teens? The answer is less straightforward than it might seem. When the issue of teens and technology is ...
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20 Jul 2018   The Four Facts of Friendships
Friendships are central to our students’ lives and are among the most important relationships they experience, in school and beyond. When children face challenging friendship issues, their wellbeing a ...
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3 Jul 2018   Research: The Tortoise of Positive Education
In a field as exciting as Positive Education, research can seem, at times, a little dull. Amongst the ambitious goals to raise the wellbeing of the communities we work in, and the transformational na ...
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Sharing stories
14 Jun 2018   Teaching Pos Ed: The banal and the profound
t was at the very beginning – in my opening remarks – of a Discovering Positive Education course last month that I shared a thought that I had never really considered before: "When we are teaching Pos ...
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8 Jun 2018   Humanity in the Workplace
Each term at Geelong Grammar School, the Institute of Positive Education runs professional learning sessions for all teaching and non-teaching staff across its four campuses. These sessions assist our ...
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28 May 2018   Positive Education at Home
We hope that the concepts taught in Positive Education will travel with our students – and teachers – long after they leave the classroom. By applying just a few key elements of Positive Education at ...
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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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