PESA is Australia’s Positive Education national peak body. Our mission is to lead, promote and foster the implementation and development of Positive Education, enabling all students, schools and communities to flourish.
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Professional Development Opportunities
Browse PESA's calendar of upcoming events including conferences, seminars and workshops held all around Australia. PESA members get access to exclusive events, early bird registration discounts and also benefit from tailored event notifications!
PESA's mission and vision
To foster the implementation and development of positive psychology and its applications in education settings. To lead and promote the science of wellbeing and positive psychology, enabling all students, schools and communities to flourish.
PESA National Conference 2018
The theme for our 2018 PESA conference will be CONNECT – connecting theory with application, connecting Positive Education with curriculum and culture, connecting delegates to foster sharing and collaboration, and connecting each participant with Positive Psychology practices and interventions to boost their own individual wellbeing: CONNECT with Positive Education, CONNECT with experts, and CONNECT with each other…
PESA State Chapters
It is a key objective of PESA to promote Positive Education nation-wide and to facilitate collaboration between educators, school leaders, teachers and other professionals by growing professional networks, and encourage sharing of ideas and knowledge on a local level. PESA's State Chapters support and assist educators on a local level, provide the Association with insights and ideas from our members’ grass-roots experience, and run state-based professional development events.