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Course 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.


Suitable for all educators - teachers, school leadership, CRTs

Teaching Standards

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.

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"This course is of excellent quality. It is highly relevant to an SSP and mainstream school. I have thoroughly enjoyed this course and will definitely apply what I have learned."

- Michelle Wood, Rowland Hassall School

"After completing this course, I feel I have more tools to achieve my aim to encourage perseverance and resilience in my classroom. Positive self-talk is an area I will be actively focussing on, encouraging students to develop a positive self-talk statement, as well as recognising their own set of unique gifts is at the core of fostering a growth mindset."

- Patricia Tring, SCEGGS Darlinghurst

"I highly recommend this course to anyone looking to develop and implement positive wellbeing initiatives within their classrooms. The course gives the learner a range of activities to support the development and implementation of strategies that will help students develop a growth mindset and support the use of positive language to help them find success within their learning journey.”"

- Wendy Ratcliffe, ALESCO Learning Centre, Newcastle

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

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

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


Sapna Sachdeva

Sapna Sachdeva

Sapna Sachdeva is a experienced educator and education consultant on wellbeing and Positive Psychology concepts. She believes in bringing evidence-based, best practice approaches to schools to allow them to apply and embed the strategies in a way that is sustainable and provides ownership to the parties involved.

Sapna has her Masters in Student Wellbeing and spends a lot of her free time enrolling in courses and building her knowledge in wellbeing and Positive Psychology. She lives by the strategies and recommendations she makes to teachers, parents and students and gives examples of how she follows the tools she speaks about. Sapna is passionate about changing education to focus more on wellbeing and the impact of holistic education on all parties involved.

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