DISCOVERING MORE POSITIVE EDUCATION

Enriching your Positive Education Programme

Is it time to add new resources, research and classroom ideas to your Positive Education toolkit? This comprehensive three-day course will explore the applied nature of ten emerging Positive Education concepts, giving participants a deeper insight into theDiscovering More Landing Image science of Positive Psychology that underpins the best Positive Education programmes around the world. 

The course will commence with a compulsory online module providing an overview of Positive Psychology.  This online module can be completed within half a day and will give the participant a good understanding of the evidence-based foundations of Positive Education. The following nine different topics are covered in-depth during the three-day course. These concepts include Curiosity, Kindness, Grit, Physical Activity, Humour and Playfulness, Hope, Savouring, Perspective and Forgiveness.  The final module on Meaningful Work will be offered as a compulsory online module, providing participants with the opportunity to explore this topic in the weeks following the course.

New research and topics in Positive Psychology will be unpacked and discussed in terms of their application in the classroom, giving participants an opportunity to broaden their understanding of Positive Education and add more to their teaching toolkit.

Participants will gain an understanding of how to:

Inspire and harness curiosity
Cultivate kindness and forgiveness towards self and others
Foster passion and perseverance – the ingredients of grit
Better understand the impact of physical exercise on mental health and learning
Embrace and utilise humour and playfulness in educational settings
Use hope theory to support student learning
Enhance positivity through savouring the past, present and future
Gain and sustain perspective

 



AUDIENCE

This course has been designed for educators who have done a prior course with The Institute of Positive Education, and have a foundational understanding of the science of Positive Psychology.

Accreditation: 4 professional development days.

DATES, LOCATIONS AND COSTS

Places are limited and registrations close two weeks prior to the date of the course, unless stated otherwise above.

26-28 August 2018: Perth, WA

Presbyterian Ladies' College
14 McNeil St, Peppermint Grove WA 6011

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Registration: $1090 not including GST*

25-28 September 2018: Geelong, VIC (Residential Course)

Geelong Grammar School Corio Campus
50 Biddlecombe Avenue Corio VIC 3214

Registration: $1290 not including GST*

Please note this is a 3+ day Residential course that starts from 6pm on the 25th. 
Participants can arrive and register anytime from 4pm in the afternoon on the 25th. And again

20-22 November 2018: Singapore

Westwood Primary School
1 Jurong West Street 73, Singapore, 64918

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Registration: $1349.00

25-27 November 2018: Brisbane, QLD 

Varsity College
198 Varsity Parade & Assembly Drive,
Varsity Lakes , Gold Coast , QLD 4226

Registration: $1090 not including GST*

Places are limited and registrations close two weeks prior to the date of the course unless stated otherwise above.

FEEDBACK FROM EDUCATORS

"Participating in Discovering More Positive Education for me has been a career highlight. The knowledge and motivation I now have to continue my journey as an educator will enable me to engage my students and colleagues to embrace the concepts learnt and use them to enhance their own lives personally and professionally."

 - Jaime Fing
Pittsworth State High School

"The Discovering More Positive Education course embraces the true value of wellbeing and learning how to flourish. The framework makes known the exact need for individuals to successfully embrace an ever changing world and does this with science based research supported by valuing the basic requirements of human virtues. I thank you Geelong Grammar in sharing your wisdom, beliefs and professional understanding. My school is proud to be involved with transforming our culture with Positive Education."

- Karen Holdsworth
Warrnambool East Primary School

 

PLEASE NOTE - BY REGISTERING FOR THIS COURSE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS (PDF 54.8KB)

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