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 and a half 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

 


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

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

23-25 September 2019: Canberra, ACT

Radford College
1 College Street
Bruce ACT 2617

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Bookings close 9 September 2019.
Registration: $1303.50 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

 

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