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Positive education : the Geelong Grammar School journey

Author: Jacolyn M Norrish
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford positive psychology series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of one school's development of a more holistic approach to education, with student wellbeing at its heart. Developed from the science of positive psychology, positive education aims to teach children, young people, and adults the skills and mindsets that will enable them to live flourishing, fulfilling, and resilient lives. This book explores the introduction of this ground-breaking programme  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacolyn M Norrish
ISBN: 9780191772283 0191772283 9780191007040 0191007048
OCLC Number: 919055560
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: 1. Geelong Grammar School: Four Brave Steps --
2. The Fifth Brave Step: Positive Education --
3. The Model for Positive Education --
4. Flourishing and Positive Education / Felicia Huppert --
5. Character Strengths / Nansook Park --
6. Positive Relationships / Roy Baumeister --
7. Positive Emotions / Barbara Fredrickson --
8. Positive Health and Resilience / Dr. Karen Reivich --
9. Positive Health and Mindfulness / Dr. Craig Hassed --
10. Positive Engagement / Dr. Sue Jackson --
11. Positive Accomplishment / Pninit Russo-Netzer and Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar --
12. Positive Purpose / Professor George Vaillant --
13. Research and Evaluation / Dr. Meredith O'Connor --
14. Looking to the Future.
Series Title: Oxford positive psychology series.
Responsibility: Jacolyn M. Norrish.

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This is the story of one school's development of a more holistic approach to education, with student wellbeing at its heart. Developed from the science of positive psychology, positive education aims to teach children, young people, and adults the skills and mindsets that will enable them to live flourishing, fulfilling, and resilient lives. This book explores the introduction of this ground-breaking programme within the context of Geelong Grammar School's liberal, holistic education philosophy.

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