PESA's vision is for the science of wellbeing and Positive Psychology to be integrated throughout the education system, 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!

Dr Martin E P Seligman

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.

Professor Lea Waters (PhD)

PESA National Conference 2018

Thank you to our 800+ delegates, presenters and supporters who helped make our fourth National Conference such an extraordinary learning, sharing and connecting event. It is truly inspiring to be part of a community of governments, universities, researchers, parents, health professionals, school leaders and educators who share a commitment to improving the wellbeing of our young people and the wider community.

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.

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