MAIN STAGE PRESENTERS

WORKSHOPS

Positive Schools ASIA
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DAY ONE: THURSDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2017
MAIN STAGE

7:30 – 8:45
Registrations with Tea, Coffee and Arrival Snacks
WHAT WORKS Schools Displays and Trade Displays

8:45
Opening Performance
Renaissance College Students

9:00
Welcome to Positive Schools
Relationship Building and Resilience Mindsets
John Hendry OAM
Former Director of Student Welfare
Geelong Grammar School, Australia

9:30
Putting Wellbeing into Context
Dr Helen Street
Positive Schools Co-Creator and Chair
Positive Schools Initiative
University of Western Australia

10:15
The Science of Achievement
David Bott
Positive Education Deputy Director
Geelong Grammar School Institute of Positive Education

 

10:55
Morning Tea, Coffee and Food
WHAT WORKS Schools displays & Trade Displays

11:25
Friendology
Helping Young People Develop and Maintain Healthy Peer Relationships
Dana Kerford
URSTRONG

12:00
The Positive Schools
Cerca Trova
‘Seek and You Shall Find’
7 presenters, 5 min each, on stage without AV, discussing:
‘What is Working to Support Wellbeing in My School’

12:45
‘Are Wellbeing Programs The Answer To Supporting Mental Health In Schools?’
Cerca Trova Panel Discussion

facilitated by John Hendry

13:00
Hot Buffet Lunch, Tea and Coffee
WHAT WORKS Schools displays & Trade Displays

14:00
The Student Voice: Video Presentation
Jo Weise
In conjunction with David Bott, Professor Tal Ben Shahar and Dr Helen Street

14:15
From Genghis Khan to Positive Education
Tim Cope
Best Selling Author, Educator and Adventurer

15:15
Closing Remarks for Day One

 

DAY TWO: FRIDAY, 17 NOVEMBER 2017
MAIN STAGE

7:30 – 8:45
Registrations with Tea, Coffee and Arrival Snacks
WHAT WORKS Schools Displays and Trade Displays

8:45
Opening Performance
Renaissance College Students

9:00
Introducing Positive Schools
Challenging Excellence in Childhood

Very Rev. Richard Pengelley
Dean of Perth, Dual-Olympian & Sports Scientist

9:30
Energy, Vitality & Happy Hormones – It’s All in Your Food
Michele Chevalley Hedge
Qualified Nutritionist, Professional Speaker, International Author

10:15
Building Resiliency Through Developing Your Mental Fitness
Dr Paula Robinson
Founder and Managing Director
The Positive Psychology Institute

10:45
Morning Tea, Coffee and Food
WHAT WORKS Schools displays & Trade Displays

11:15
Where’s the Evidence of Impact?
Towards a ‘New Normal’ and Why Activity Alone Won’t Grow Positive Education

Associate Professor Mathew White
Director of Wellbeing & Positive Education, St Peter’s College, South Australia, Associate Professor, University of Melbourne

11:50
Rites of Passage in Positive Schools
Dr Arne Rubinstein
Author, The Making of Men
CEO, Pathways Foundation and Founder, Uplifting Australia

12:30 
Hot Buffet Lunch, Tea and Coffee
WHAT WORKS Schools displays & Trade Displays

13:30
Nurturing Hope in Young People
Peggy Jasperson
Partner, Educational Leadership & Administration (EdS),
KAYA Consulting

14:15

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Sir Anthony Seldon
Leading Authority on Education

President of IPEN (International Positive Education Network)
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham
Former Master of Wellington College

Co-Founder of Action for Happiness,
Author/editor of over 40 books, inc 'Beyond Happiness'.

15:15
Closing Live Performance
Renaissance College Students

15:25
Main Stage Closing Remarks

 

DAY THREE - SATURDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2017
WORKSHOPS

7:30 – 8:45
Registrations with Tea, Coffee and Arrival Snacks
WHAT WORKS Schools Displays and Trade Displays

THREE STREAMS, TWELVE OPTIONS

STREAM ONE 9:00 – 10:30

Values Based Stress Management
PART ONE
Geelong Grammar School Institute of Positive Education

The Challenge Of Excellence In Childhood
The Very Rev. Richard Pengelley
Positive Schools Host, Dean ofPerth, Ex-Olympian and Teacher

Energy, Vitality, & Happy Hormones- It’s all in your food
Michele Chevalley Hedge
Qualified Nutritionist, Professional Speaker, International Author           

The Application of Whole School Positive Education in Hong Kong Primary Schools
Associate Professor Sylvia Kwok
City University of Hong Kong

10:30 – 11:00   
Morning Tea, Coffee and Food
Tea, Coffee, Food,
WHAT WORKS Schools displays & Trade Displays

STREAM TWO 11:00 – 12:30

Values Based Stress Management
PART TWO
Geelong Grammar School Institute of Positive Education

Rites of Passage in Positive Schools
Dr Arne Rubinstein
Author, The Making of Men
CEO, Pathways Foundation and Founder, Uplifting Australia

Where’s the Evidence of Impact?
Towards a ‘New Normal’ and Why Activity Alone Won’t Grow Positive Education

Associate Professor Mathew White
St Peter’s College, South Australia,  University of Melbourne

TBA

12:30 – 13:30
Hot Buffet Lunch, Tea and Coffee
WHAT WORKS Schools displays & Trade Displays

STREAM THREE 13:30 – 15:00

Third Culture Kids: Practical Strategies to Support International Students
Dr Sarah White
Expert, Third Culture Kids (TCKs) in Asia

Resiliency Through The Mental Fitness Lens
Dr Paula Robinson
Founder and MD The Positive Psychology Institute

Supporting Staff Wellbeing
Stephen MacDonald & Peggy Jasperson
Partners, Educational Leadership & Administration (EdS),
KAYA Consulting

TBA