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Pyramid of passion

Positive Education is the science of education that seeks to harness cutting-edge research from social, cognitive, neuro and life sciences; and combine it with world-leading pedagogical and educational practices. David Bott discusses how it is benefitting students all over the world.

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Practices for teacher and student wellbeing

Geelong Grammar School’s Institute of Positive Education places wellbeing at the heart of education. As educators, we know that supporting student wellbeing is integral to the work we do. Increasingly, schools are prioritising wellbeing as a response to the prevalence of mental illness in youth and the link between wellbeing and positive learning outcomes. Read more

Focus on wellbeing

Geelong Grammar School’s Institute of Positive Education places wellbeing at the heart of education. Read more

How to be mindful without meditating

Mindfulness meditation offers us a way of staying focused and present, but there are other activities that prove just as effective, writes Cat Lamb & Erin Hoare, of the Institute of Positive Education. Read more