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.

 

Audience

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,

1.2.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Understand how students learn:  Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn,

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,

6.2.2 Proficient Level - Engage in Professional Learning - Engage in professional learning and improve practice:  Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities

 

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.

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

  • 6

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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