PESA’s ongoing program of Professional Development and Learning, FREE for PESA members, and $25 / session for non Members. These events are held on zoom and accessible from any location.

Presentations are by industry leaders within the fields of Education, Psychology and Wellbeing Science. 

  • Too Tired to Thrive: A Teacher Wellbeing Toolbox 
  • A Positive Education Approach to implementing the Australian Curriculum (v9).
    • Presented by Brooke Davis, Deputy Principal, Teaching and Learning, Melissa Chamberlain,  Head of Positive Education and Matt Smith, Deputy Principal, Positive Education of Centenary State High School, Jindalee, QLD
    • Thursday 22nd August, 5pm (AEST).
    • FREE for members / $25 for non-members.
    • More info / download Flyer.
    • Register to attend.

Recordings from Term 1, along will all PD recordings from 2023, can be found on the Member Dashboard. 

Term 1 presentations include:

  • Measuring and Managing Student Wellbeing in Schools‘. Presented by Sean Inman, Head of Wellbeing Programs, St Peter’s College, Adelaide.
  • Worlds Collide: Supporting the Wellbeing of Learners from Multi-Cultural Backgrounds‘. Presented by Damien Barry, Principal, and Canan Coskun , Head of Co-Curricular, at Wisdom College, Brisbane.
  • Fostering Resilience, Self-Efficacy and Academic Engagement: Empowering tertiary students through social and emotional competencies‘. Presented by Rola Zaki, Academic Head, Higher Education.

Term 2 presentations include:

  • Leading the Way: Unlocking Thriving Staff Cultures in Schools. Presented by Isabella Portolesi, MAPP, Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, & Gabriel Portolesi, MAPP, Trinity College, Adelaide.
  • Teachers as HEROES: Building Psychological Capital with Hope, Efficacy, Resilience and Optimism. Presented by Sue Langley, CEO and Academic Director of the Langley Group.