POSITIVE HOSTS

KEYNOTES PRESENTATIONS

WORKSHOPS

MIND FOOD TALKSHOOLS

Positive Schools 2018

 

The Timetable

 

Tenth Anniversary
Draft Timetable 

Day One
KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
already confirmed and committed 

Turning Positive Schools Inside Out
Dr Helen Street, Chair, Positive Schools Initiative,
& Honorary Research Fellow University of Western Australia

From Scholarship Kid to High School Drop-Out
My Secret Journey Through Mental Illness
Nic Newling
Ambassador RUOK Day & Movember
Founder, The Champions

Student to Student
Peer Support Australia

Creating a Culture of Kindness Through Friendship
Dana Kerford
Founder, URSTRONG

Nobody’s Perfect: Helping Students Manage Faults, Failings and Stuff-Ups
Professor Toni Noble 
Resiliency Expert, Australian Catholic University &
Founder of Bounce Back

How to Create a Thriving Relationship
Sabina Read,
Relationship Expert & Channel Seven Resident Psychologist  

Day One ‘Mind Food’
Lunch Time Talks to Feed Your Mind
Details for Each State Coming Soon 

Day One Afternoon
WORKSHOPS

Fifteen Workshops Across Three Streams
already confirmed and committed

Positive Education For Ages and Stages
The Primary Years
David Bott, Geelong Grammar School Institute of Positive Education

Turning Positive Schools Inside Out
Creating Equitable Education with Context
Dr Helen Street, Chair, Positive Schools Initiative,
& Honorary Research Fellow University of Western Australia

Sleep for Better Health, Resilience and Performance
(QLD/NSW)
Lisa Maltman, The Sleep Connection

Rhythm2Recovery
Music for Social Emotional Wellbeing
Simon Faulker, Developer of the Drumbeat Program and Founder Rhythm2Recovery

Positive Education for Ages and Stages
The Secondary Years
David Bott, Geelong Grammar School Institute of Positive Education

Harnessing Strengths Inside the Tornado
Using Trauma-Informed Wellbeing Strategies to Support Hyperactive and Defiant Students
Leonie Abbott, Berry Street Childhood Institute

Wellbeing for Educators: Shifting Our Focus from Overwhelm to Purpose
Kristy Ambrose
Disruptive Education

Things They Definitely Don’t Teach You in School
(What I Wish I Knew)
Nic Newling, Ambassador RUOK Day & Movember
Founder, The Champions

Keys to Building Young People
Luke McKenna
Founder, Unleashing Personal Potential (UPP)

Student to Student
Peer Support Australia

A Teacher’s Journey
Positive Teachers 2017 

And Many MORE TBA 

Day Two
Tenth Anniversary Master Class
Where to From Here?
next year, next term, next week…

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
already confirmed and committed

Education Wellbeing and The Brain
What’s Really at Stake?
Professor Jared Cooney Horvath, International Neuroscientist
University of Melbourne
Building the Plane While Still Learning How to Fly
Professor Donna Cross, Telethon Institute
& University of Western Australia

Mindfulness and Compassion as the Foundations of Wellbeing (VIC/NSW)
Professor Felicia Huppert
Director The Wellbeing Institute, University of Cambridge

The Next Ten Years
David Bott & Justin Robinson, Directors,
Geelong Grammar School Institute of Positive Education

On The Spot With Michael
WA: Hon Sue Ellery MLC, Minister for Education (WA)
QLD/VIC/NSW TBA
In discussion with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

As the Sugar Wars continue - what can schools do to support a better future for childhood nutrition?
Michelle Chevalley Hedge, Nutritionist

The Sunspot Challenge: Expanding Effective Classroom Strategies Across the Entire School
Tom Brunzell, Senior Education Advisor
Berry Street Education Model, Berry Street Childhood Institute

iFutures – How Technology is Helping and Harming Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Adolescent Psychologist 

Special Afternoon Address

Special Master Class Host

The Song Room

Schools4Tomorrow Poster Display

Extra Events

And much, much MORE

 

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