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Completing Shining the Light on Student Potential will contribute 3 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Student/Child mental health addressing standard descriptors 1.1.2, 4.1.2  from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

General Description

This course will look at wellbeing and Positive Psychology concepts that can support students to flourish and work towards their potential in a school setting.

We will look at research, evidence, strategies and activities to implement concepts that can support teachers to engage students and encourage them to build self-management skills.


This would be suitable to all educators - teachers, school leadership, CRTs

 Teaching Standards

1.1.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students:  Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of students’ physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning,

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:   Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Course Objectives

    • Introduction Video

    • What is Flourishing in a School context?

    • Reflection

  • 2

    Module 2: Students and Strengths

    • Aims and Objectives

    • What are Character Strengths?

    • Character Strengths Poster

    • Task: Character Strengths

    • Why are Character Strengths important to Students?

    • Task: Benefits of learning and applying Character Strengths

    • Activities for your Classroom - Where to Start?

    • Once You Have Set Up the Foundations of Character Strengths

    • Character Growth Card

    • Task: Activities in your Classroom

  • 3

    Module 3: Student Self-Talk

    • Aims and Objectives

    • What is Self-Talk

    • Task: Reflection on Self-Talk

    • How Self-Talk impacts Students

    • Task: Reflect on Self-Talk and your Students

    • Changing Self-Talk

    • Task: Practice positive Self-Talk process

  • 4

    Module 4: Growth Mindset Students

    • Aims and Objectives

    • What is Mindset?

    • Task: Reflecting on Fixed Mindset and Growth Mindset

    • How does Growth Mindset support Students?

    • Task: Reflecting on Fixed Mindset OR Growth Mindset

    • Developing Growth Mindset in the Classroom

    • Task: Changing Fixed Mindset to Growth Mindset

  • 5

    Whole Course Reflection

    • Whole Course Reflection

    • Course Highlights

  • 6

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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