Category Archives: PESA Schools

01 Nov

Positive Education at King’s College NZ

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Learn more about Positive Education at King’s College NZ, where Student wellbeing underpins all education. King’s College pastoral care aims to enhance well-being, and lead to better academic achievement, reduced anxiety and more engaged and meaningful lives for students.
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04 Oct

Carey Baptist Grammar School’s model for Positive Learning

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An overview of the Carey Baptist Grammar School’s model for Positive Learning. This model for teaching and learning, relying upon PERMA as an overarching guide, led to the establishment of 10 attributes under the banners of Thinking, Self-Management and Relational skills, considered to be indicative of a positive learner regardless of age.   This is represented
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28 Sep

The Gap State High School, Qld, Wellbeing Framework

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At The Gap State High School, wellbeing is recognised as being more than health or wellness programs.  The schools has developed a holistic approach to wellbeing that encompasses the notions of welfare, health and wellness and which goes beyond helping people achieve ‘normalcy’, but rather seeks to move towards flourishing.  This comprehensive framework may be
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27 Sep

West Moreton Anglican College, Qld, SpiritED Scope & Sequence 2016-17

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This document sets out WMAC’s “SpiritED” model for wellbeing, focussing on S – Academic Success; P – Physical Health; I – Immersion; R – Responding Positively; I – Interconnectedness; T – Transcendence, in Education.  The College opted not to rely just on one textbook, but rather used a range of resources in conjunction with the
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14 Jul

Gympie State High School is a Positive Education School: Their Journey So Far…

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A great read for schools just starting out on their Pos Ed journey and looking for tips on strategy and implementation.  Learn more about Gympie State High School’s Pos Ed journey, and their focus on providing a learning community where positive relationships are the foundation for achievement of everyone’s personal best in all aspects of
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31 May

Butterfly Effect Community Day – Positive Education in Action at Hale School, WA

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After the success of the inaugural Butterfly Effect Community Service Day in 2015, the hope was to at least match the enthusiasm, kindness and generosity. Well, the Middle School at boys Hale School in Western Australia surpassed all expectations!  Once again, the day was filled with the spirit of giving and the boys who participated
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23 Jan

Upper Hunter Hub Positive Education Initiative

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In 2016, PESA was contacted by Where There’s a Will, to request our support in rolling out a community-wide Positive Education initiative across the Upper Hunter region in NSW. Where There’s a Will is a not for profit charity, established in 2016 by the Carrigan family, who were spurred into action after tragically losing 24 year-old son and brother
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17 May

Positive Education at Knox Grammar School, Wahroonga, Sydney

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Founded in 1924, Knox Grammar School is a Uniting Church school for boys located in Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia. Knox provides learning opportunities for more than 2,400 students from Kindergarten through to Year 12 across separate Preparatory and Senior School campuses. Our school values are Faith, Wisdom, Integrity and Compassion. We are a community which values
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26 Jul

Great things happening at Genazzano College and Westwood Primary School!

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Welcome to two new Institutional Members of PESA who are doing great things in Positive Education. Genazzano College in Melbourne is right at the forefront of embedding the principles of Positive Education across their programs. Read about how the staff have embraced the many training opportunities presented to them and how this has led to
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15 Jun

Positive Education at Kings College NZ

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Student well-being underpins all education. At King’s College, Pastoral Care is enhanced through implicit and explicit attention to methods that enhance well-being, which in turn leads to better academic achievement, reduced anxiety and more engaged and meaningful lives for students.
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23 Jun

Positive Education at Geelong Grammar School

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“The time has come for a new prosperity, one that takes flourishing seriously as the goal of education and of parenting. Learning to value and attain flourishing must start early – in the formative years of schooling – and it is this new prosperity, kindled by positive education, that the world can now choose.” –
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14 Jun

Positive Psychology at Seymour College

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Beginning the journey – an outline of a six month whole school process 2013 marked the ‘beginning of the journey’ in embedding the principles and strategies of positive psychology at Seymour College. Training Prior to the commencement of Term 1, 2013, the Principal, Deputy Principal, Head of Junior School, Head of Middle School and Head
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13 Jun

Positive Education at Knox Grammar School

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ABOUT KNOX GRAMMAR SCHOOL Founded in 1924, Knox Grammar School is a Uniting Church school for boys located in Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia. Knox provides learning opportunities for more than 2,000 students from Kindergarten through to Year 12 across separate Preparatory and Senior School campuses. Our school values are Faith, Wisdom, Integrity and Compassion. We are
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