EMBEDDING CHARACTER STRENGTHS

Knowing and utilising what is right with you

How could knowing and utilising your own strengths and the strengths of those around you transform your school and your teaching practice? This one-day course will explore the language and framework of the VIA Character Strength Classification, and how these can be applied and embedded in a school setting.

Participants will gain an understanding of:

  • The VIA Character Strengths classification
  • Ideas on how character can be learned, practiced and cultivated
  • Examples of how character strengths can be used to enhance teaching and learning across your school 
  • A range of easy to implement character strength applications which can be used immediately in your classroom 

All participants will receive a comprehensive booklet with examples, research background and sample activities for introducing and embedding character strengths in your school.

AUDIENCE

Primary and secondary teachers interested in exploring how character strengths can be used to improve wellbeing. Participants do not need to have done any prior Positive Education training before attending this course.

Accreditation: 6 professional development hours.

COSTS

Full rate registration: $295 per person not including GST

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

 

DATES AND LOCATIONS

 

21 February 2018: Geelong VIC

Geelong Grammar School Corio Campus
50 Biddlecombe Avenue Corio VIC 3214

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9 May 2018: Mansfield, VIC 

Geelong Grammar School Timbertop Campus
Mansfield, Aus

 

5 September 2018: Geelong VIC

Geelong Grammar School Corio Campus
50 Biddlecombe Avenue Corio VIC 3214

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28 November 2018: Melbourne, VIC 

Geelong Grammar School Toorak Campus
14 Douglas St, Toorak VIC 3142

 

 

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