Positive Schools

Master Class (Day 2)

Main Stage (Day 1)

WORKSHOPS DAY 1

 

 

 

Positive Schools 2013 Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference

Positive Schools Brochure  

 

Love to Learn

 

 

*THE TIMETABLE

 

 

The Main Day (Thursday)

 

The main conference day featuring ten main stage presentations and twelve interactive workshops

 

7.30 – 8.45

 

Registrations, arrival tea and coffee, trade displays and posters

 

Main Stage

 

8.45 – 9.00

 

Welcome

Welcome to Positive Schools main conference day

Conference Opening and Welcome by

Richard Pengelley (WA & VIC)

Helen Street (QLD)

Positive Schools Host

 

Dr Steve Patchett (WA)

Mental Health Commission

official opening address for Positive Schools 2013

 

 

9.00 – 9.30

 

Opening Presentation

 

Andrew Fuller

Popular Psychologist, Child Behaviour Expert and Best Selling Author

 

Guerilla Tactics for Teachers

 

 

9.30 – 10.00

 

Dorothy Hoddinott

Officer of the Order of Australia, Australian College of Educators Medal 2012

 

An Inspirational Journey Helping Refugee Children to Find Education

 

 

10.00 – 10.30

 

Dr Mathew White

Director of Wellbeing & Positive Education at St Peter’s College, Adelaide

 

Introducing Positive Education into the Curriculum – From Sport to English Literature

 

 

10.30 – 11.00

 

Positive Teacher of The Year 2012

The Winners Journey

 

WA Peter Trimble

Brentwood Primary School

QLD  Sherrin Justo

Nambour State High School

VIC Karen Brunskill

Glendal Primary School

 

 

11.00 – 11.30

 

Morning tea, coffee and refreshments, trade displays and posters  &

The Staff Room

An opportunity to meet presenters up close and personal

 

 

11.30 – 12.00

 

Jeff Kennett (QLD)

The Founding Chairman of beyondblue

Dr Brian Graetz (WA & VIC)

General Manager - Research in Child and Youth Mental Health

beyondblue

The National Depression & Anxiety Initiative

 

 

12.00 – 12.30

 

Associate Professor Stacey Waters (WA)

Child Health Promotion Research Centre

(CHPRC) 

Creating Positive Teacher-Student Relationships - The Students View

 

 Professor Peter Renshaw (QLD)

University of Queensland

Sustainable Learning - Strategies That Engage Students in Deep Learning Beyond The Classroom

 

Michelle McQuaid (VIC)

The Reach Foundation

Investigating the need to incorporate contemporary youth culture in positive education curriculums

 

12.30 – 13.00

 

Geelong Grammar School Positive Education Team

Geelong Grammar School

 

Establishing Wellbeing As An Essential Component Of A Thriving Education System

 

 

13.00 – 14.00

 

Lunch featuring smorgasbord of hot and cold buffet, trade displays and posters  &

The Staff Room

An opportunity to meet presenters up close and personal

 

 

14.00 – 15.00

 

The Michael Carr-Gregg Hypothetical

The Sorrows Of Young Whoppie - Modern Day Ethical, Moral And Legal Dilemmas In Adolescent Psychology

 

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Best Selling Author, Popular Psychologist and Adolescent Expert 

 

GUEST PANEL

Including A Principal, GP, Lawyer, Psychologist And Media Personality In Each State

 

 

15.00 – 15.20

 

Afternoon tea, coffee and refreshments, trade displays and posters  &

The Staff Room

An opportunity to meet presenters up close and personal

 

 

15.20 - 15.30

 

KidsMatter & MindMatters

Acknowledgement of Positive Teacher 2013 nominees and KMP recognition schools

 

15.30 – 16.30

 

Keynote Address

 

Maggie Dent

Best Selling Author, Educator, Parenting Expert and Resiliency Specialist

 

Dare To Be An Exceptional Teacher

 

 

Interactive Workshops

 

9.30 – 11.00

 

Workshop One

 

Maggie Dent

Best Selling Author, Educator, Parenting Expert and Resiliency Specialist

 

The Importance of Calmness, Silence and Stillness in Children’s Lives

 

 

Workshop Two

 

Geelong Grammar School Positive Education Team

Geelong Grammar School

 

School-Wide Practices To Enhance Student And Staff Wellbeing

 

 

Workshop Three

 

beyondblue

The National Depression & Anxiety Initiative

 

SenseAbility – a Strength Based Resilience Program

New Directions Forwards

 

 

Workshop Four

 

Bianca Orsini

The Salvation Army

Youth Homelessness Matters 

 

 

11.30 – 13.00

 

Workshop Five

 

Andrew Fuller

Popular Psychologist, Child Behaviour Expert and Best Selling Author

 

Guerilla Tactics for Teachers

 

 

Workshop Six

 

Julie Davey

Author and Positive Psychology Expert

 

The Fabfirst5 And The Possibili-Tree – 'Strategies To Boost Resilience Through Positive Focus'

 

 

Workshop Seven

 

WA

School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA)

Helping young people meet alcohol and drug challenges - not easy but achievable

 

QLD/VIC

Jane Higgins

The Odyssey Program

 

What’s Up Man? – Teen boys in Australia

 

 

Workshop Eight

 

Steve Heron

Buz in Schools & Nurture Works

 

Gimme 5 – Bully-Proofing - All Power To The Shields

 

 

 

13.30 – 15.00

 

Workshop Nine

 

KidsMatter & MindMatters

A mental Health and wellbeing framework for primary schools and for secondary schools

 

The path to recognition for schools implementing whole school mental health and well-being approaches

 

 

Workshop Ten

 

Dr Sue Roffey

Founder and Director of Wellbeing Australia

 

Circle Solutions

 

 

Workshop Eleven

 

Natalie Houghton

The Jane Goodall Institute

 

 

 

Workshop Twelve

 

Dan Haesler and Ray Francis

Happy Schools - program launch

The Launch of a New Exciting Program in Positive Education

 

 

Day Two, Friday

 

The Positive Schools Master Class

with Kerry O’Brien

 

Love to Learn

 

Instilling a Love of Learning in Primary and Secondary Students

 

 

8.00 – 9.00

 

Registrations, arrival tea and coffee, trade displays and posters

 

 

9.00 – 9.10

 

 

Kerry O’Brien

ABC Television Presenter and Journalist

Positive Schools Host 2013

 

Welcome to ‘Love to Learn’

 

 

9.10 – 9.50

 

Dr Helen Street

Applied Social Psychologist, Author and Stress Expert

 

A Is For Average - Rewards, Punishments And Intrinsic Motivation

 

 

9.50 – 10.30

 

Dr Andrew Martin

 Developmental and Educational Psychologist, Author and Motivation Expert

 

Promoting Students’ Academic Growth and Academic Buoyancy

 

 

10.30 – 11.00

 

Morning tea, coffee and refreshments, trade displays and posters  &

The Staff Room

An opportunity to meet your presenters for a coffee and a chat

 

 

11.00 – 11.40

 

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Best Selling Author, Popular Psychologist and Adolescent Expert 

 

Surviving Year 12 - How To Prepare Students For The Final Year Of School

 

 

11.40 – 12.20

 

Jason Clarke

Creativity Expert, Presenter, Consultant in Innovation and Leadership

 

How Our Minds Work, And Why Sometimes They Don't - How To Keep Students Focused In Class

 

 

12.20 – 13.00

 

Professor Tim Sharp (Dr Happy)

Popular Psychologist, Best Selling Author and Human Behaviour Expert

 

The Primacy Of Positivity – Applying The Principles Of Positive Psychology In Schools

 

 

13.00 – 13.45

 

Lunch

Featuring smorgasbord of hot and cold buffet, trade displays and posters  &

The Staff Room

An opportunity to meet your presenters for a coffee and a chat

 

 

13.45 – 15.00

 

Kerry O’Brien

 

Love to Learn – The Panel

 

Kerry O’Brien

Dr Helen Street

Dr Andrew Martin (WA & VIC)

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Jason Clarke

Professor Tim Sharp

 

&

 

Presentation of The Positive Teacher of the Year Award 2013

 

 

 

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The Positive Schools 2013 Mental Health & Wellbeing Conference

 

Please note that this event will sell out ahead of schedule, register early to ensure your place is guaranteed.

 

*please note that the times of some key presentations may be subject to change before the final event, please check the timetable regularly for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

Please book early to ensure you secure your place at the most important Positive Schools Conference yet.