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15 May 2019   The Models our Students Need
It takes courage to teach. Each day, teachers face the daunting task of leading young people toward the future. Each lesson is a distillation of what ...
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30 Apr 2019   Who is Responsible for Wellbeing?
We all have the right to be well. We all seek to be well. We have a responsibility to ourselves...
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27 Mar 2019   Wellbeing: the Heart of Education
Positive Education is based on science and research. It enhances resilience and positivity, core values and creativity. It seeks to improve ...
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13 Mar 2019   Little ‘r’ and Big ‘R’ research
Should our school invest in research when implementing Positive Education? This is a frequently asked question by many of the ...
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26 Feb 2019   Mindful Parenting
Your alarm didn't go off, so you rush around getting all the kids up and dressed and pack their lunches. You get to your car and...
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14 Feb 2019   The Art of Wonderment
Any educator or parent could recall times when children expressed wonderment about the world around them. However, somewhere along the way...
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31 Jan 2019   We believe...
We believe... Positive Education places wellbeing at the heart of our learning community. For Geelong Grammar School, this week heralds not just...
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19 Dec 2018   The Bane of Busyness
‘So how are you?’ ‘I’ve been really busy.’ ‘Oh, I know what you mean – me too.’ Being busy has become a form of social currency, and the ...
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4 Dec 2018   The Benefits of Active Constructive Responding
I love watching how young people and adults interact. It’s interesting because the age gap ...
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20 Nov 2018   Four ways to strengthen the help-seeking culture within your school
Imagine for a moment you were asked to ...
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6 Nov 2018   Six tips for self-kindness
Oh the irony! Sitting in front of the computer, trying to write a blog for World Kindness Day, and I catch my internal narrative, “Come on! It’s not d ...
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23 Oct 2018   How mindsets influence learning
Picture a parent-teacher meeting where the teacher is explaining how ‘Charlie’ has been progressing in her schoolwork...
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