DISCOVERING MORE POSITIVE EDUCATION

Enriching your Positive Education Programme

Discovering More Landing ImageDiscovering More Positive Education is designed to expand your Positive Education knowledge equipping you with fresh resources, research and classroom ideas to add to your Positive Education toolkit.

Our comprehensive multi-day course focuses on applying emerging Positive Education concepts, giving you a deeper insight into the science of Positive Psychology which is central to the best Positive Education programmes around the world. 

The course starts with a compulsory online module providing an overview of Positive Psychology. This half-day online module is developed in consultation with industry leaders in the field of Positive Psychology and explores further concepts of Positive Education.

The following nine topics are covered in-depth during course, including: 

  • Curiosity
  • Kindness
  • Grit
  • Physical Activity
  • Humour and Playfulness
  • Hope
  • Savouring
  • Perspective
  • Forgiveness

A final component of this course called Meaningful Work is offered as a compulsory online module, providing you with the opportunity to explore this topic in the weeks following the course.

New research and topics in Positive Psychology are unpacked and discussed, broadening your understanding of Positive Education and applying further training methods to your classroom and teaching toolkit. 

LEARNING ACTIVITIES:

  • 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

Throughout the course, there will be opportunities to share ideas and key learnings about how to embed Positive Education in your school community. You will also receive a booklet to support your learning.


Registrations for domestic courses close two weeks prior to the date of the course unless stated otherwise.
Registrations for international courses close six weeks prior to the date of the course unless stated otherwise.

AUDIENCE

Educators interested in gaining a comprehensive and personal overview of Positive Education and its impact on student and staff wellbeing.
Participants do not need to have done any prior Positive Education training before attending this course. 

Accreditation: 20 professional development hours. (25 for residential courses).

DATES, LOCATIONS AND COSTS

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9 - 12 July 2019: Geelong, VIC (residential)

Geelong Grammar School, Corio Campus
50 Biddlecombe Avenue,
Corio, VIC 3214

BOOKINGS CLOSED
Bookings close 25 June 2019.
Registration: $1518.00 AUD including GST*


4 - 6 December 2019: Brisbane, QLD

Corinda State High School
46 Pratten Street
Corinda QLD 4075

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Bookings close 20 November 2019.
Registration: $1303.50 AUD including GST*


6 - 8 December 2019: Mount Barker, SA

Mount Barker High School
2 Wellington Road
Mount Barker SA 5251

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Bookings close 22 November 2019.
Registration: $1303.50 AUD including GST*

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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