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TRAINING CALENDAR
A calendar of training courses provided by the Institute of Positive Education for the remainder of 2017 and 2018.
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TRAINING EVENTS BY LOCATION
Training events, provided by the Institute of Positive Education, sorted by the state in which they are held.
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ABOUT OUR COURSES
About the courses conducted by the Institute of Positive Education.
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LEARNING TO FLOURISH BLOG

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20 Nov 2018   Four ways to strengthen the help-seeking culture within your school
Imagine for a moment you were asked to ...
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6 Nov 2018   Six tips for self-kindness
Oh the irony! Sitting in front of the computer, trying to write a blog for World Kindness Day, and I catch my internal narrative, “Come on! It’s not difficult. Why are you being so slow?”
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23 Oct 2018   How mindsets influence learning
Picture a parent-teacher meeting where the teacher is explaining how ‘Charlie’ has been progressing in her schoolwork...
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5 Oct 2018   World Mental Health Day at GGS
In the late 1980s, at the height of the Cold War, the US Army War College began using the acronym VUCA to describe ...
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17 Sep 2018   The Fertile Soil – Positive Learning Environments
A boy of 13 walks into his Year 7 classroom at the start of Term 1. He is at a new school, eager to please and optimistic about what he can achieve.
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3 Sep 2018   Compassion is the radicalism of our time
Compassion – that feeling of distress at the suffering of others that is combined with the desire to alleviate it – is in short supply in the world today.
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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 school environment, we ...
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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 and technology is ...
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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 beyond. When children face challenging friendship issues, their wellbeing a ...
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RESEARCH
One of the defining characteristics of Positive Education is that it has positioned itself as an evidence-based approach, which seeks to marry our most current understandings from the scientific liter ...
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RESOURCES
Resources offered by the Institute of Positive Education.
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ABOUT US
The Institute of Positive Education is an initiative by Geelong Grammar School aimed at improving student wellbeing.
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