FAQs ABOUT OUR COURSES 

 Which course is for me?

In deciding what course is right for you and your school, the following questions might be helpful:

Want to know what Positive Education looks like, whether it is right for you and your school, and how you could begin implementing it?

Do you want to upskill yourself and staff at your school with the latest and most relevant research into how schools can foster wellbeing across their whole community?

  • Our multi-day Discovering Positive Education course provides your staff with a comprehensive understanding and experience of the science underpinning Positive Education.
  • For those who have already done the Discovering course or other Positive Education training, we are offering a second multi-day immersion, covering ten new topics: Discovering More Positive Education.

Are you interested in gaining specific Positive Education skills and learning how you can apply different aspects of Positive Education to improve student wellbeing within your school?

Our one-day courses cover specific skills and areas of interest such as:

No prior experience in Positive Education is required to attend our one-day courses.

Where can I stay?

Accommodation on our host school's campus is not available during the course. We recommend using www.wotif.com or www.lastminute.com for good deals on local hotels.

 

ABOUT COURSES HELD AT GGS

How do I get from the airport to the school?

Geelong Grammar School, Corio campus is:

  • 70km (60 minutes) from Melbourne CBD
  • 75km (70 minutes) from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport
  • 12km (15 minutes) from Geelong CBD

Taxi

Catching a taxi is the most direct transfer from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport to the School, at a cost of approximately $AU130.

Public transport

You can get a SkyBus shuttle bus from the Airport to Melbourne City. You would then need to take a train from Southern Cross Station to Corio. From Corio it is about a 1km walk or a short taxi ride to the school.

Gull bus

Gull bus is an airport shuttle from the Airport to Corio village. It is $30 one way or $55 return. Participants will need to catch a taxi to the school from Corio village.

Where can I stay?

Accommodation on the Geelong Grammar School Corio campus is only available during the course (not before or afterwards) for participants in our multi-day courses. We recommend using www.wotif.com or www.lastminute.com for good deals on local hotels or you could try either of the following options:

NOVOTEL GEELONG

10-14 Eastern Beach Road
Geelong, Victoria
P: +61 3 5223 1377
E: reservations@novotelgeelong.com.au
W: www.novotelgeelong.com.au 

VUE APARTMENTS & DAY SPA  

6 Bellerine Street
Geelong Victoria 
P: +61 3 5202 1061
E: info@vueapartments.com.au
W:www.vueapartments.com.au 

 

What are the start and finish times?

These will vary depending on the course. Please see your course overview or our website for further details. 

What if I have special dietary requirements?

Most dietary requirements can be catered for. Please specify your requirements on the booking form under the section dietary requirements.

What does my booking fee cover?

For residential courses, the following is covered: Single room accommodation in one of our boarding houses with shared bathroom, all meals and refreshments, evening activities, use of wellbeing centre, training folder and curriculum support booklet are included.

For single day courses, the following is covered: Morning refreshments, lunch, afternoon refreshments, tea and coffee, course folder plus access to the latest research and classroom ideas. 

Are there any recreational facilities on campus?

Yes. On campus we have a fully equipped gym, an indoor swimming pool, basketball courts, yoga/Pilates room and various ovals that provide great recreation opportunities.

Is there WiFi?

Yes there is WiFi available on campus. Username and password will be provided day one of the course.