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17 Aug 2018   Fostering a Sense of Purpose in Young People
What is the purpose of Positive Education? Many of us would likely respond that by adopting Positive Education in our own sch ...
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10 Aug 2018   Technology and the Teenage Brain
What do we know about technology and teens? The answer is less straightforward than it might seem. When the issue of teens an ...
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20 Jul 2018   The Four Facts of Friendships
Friendships are central to our students’ lives and are among the most important relationships they experience, in school and ...
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3 Jul 2018   Research: The Tortoise of Positive Education
In a field as exciting as Positive Education, research can seem, at times, a little dull. Amongst the ambitious goals to rai ...
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Sharing stories
14 Jun 2018   Teaching Pos Ed: The banal and the profound
t was at the very beginning – in my opening remarks – of a Discovering Positive Education course last month that I shared a t ...
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8 Jun 2018   Humanity in the Workplace
Each term at Geelong Grammar School, the Institute of Positive Education runs professional learning sessions for all teaching ...
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28 May 2018   Positive Education at Home
We hope that the concepts taught in Positive Education will travel with our students – and teachers – long after they leave t ...
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3 May 2018   Top 10 Tips for a Quality Wellbeing Curriculum
Over the past few weeks, many teachers have spent hours planning, writing, ruminating and creating, in preparation for the be ...
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17 Apr 2018   Connect
A reflection on the 4th Annual PESA Conference held at Geelong Grammar School.
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20 Mar 2018   A Positive Education school is a fair school
Thursday the 8th of March marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate and commemorate the women’s rights movement.
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21 Feb 2018   10 years of Positive Education
The following blog starts by expressing our gratitude for those who have contributed so enormously to our journey, it then sh ...
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24 Jan 2018   How to use Character Strengths to create a Positive Classroom
Institute Research Fellow, Georgie, explores best practice use of Character Strengths to create Positive Classrooms.
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