Knox Grammar School and The Positive Psychology Institute are pleased to announce the launch of their foundational book on Positive Education, 'Practising Positive Education: A Guide to Improve Wellbeing Literacy in Schools'.
About the book
More than 300 pages of research, models, resources, evidence-based activities and stories from the front lines of education bring the theory and practice of Positive Education to life. Featuring contributions from international experts in the field, this practical and accessible book is for educators, leaders, parents, policy makers, community groups, schools and universities. Within its pages, summaries of international research findings are accompanied by powerful ideas and practical exercises to help you introduce Positive Education in your educational setting, home or workplace.
Practising Positive Education: A Guide to Improve Wellbeing Literacy in Schools is the first in a series of hard and soft copy manuals, workbooks and texts spanning all aspects of Positive Education.
About the author
Following 12 years working in the private sector at senior management level, Dr Paula Robinson became a registered, consulting Psychologist and Managing Director of the Positive Psychology Institute specialising in the sub-fields of Wellbeing and Positive Psychology theory, research and practice. Over the past 10 years, Paula has completed numerous research studies, conference papers, book chapters, articles, invited presentations and strategic positive change programs for government, private organisations, schools and the wider community. Paula’s cutting-edge Ph.D research has defined the concept and measurement of mental fitness, which she now applies effectively in her private practice, schools, organisations, aged care and in the design and delivery of Wellbeing and Positive Psychology programs. Paula has worked with over 100 schools, training and implementing both large and smaller scale Positive Education programs for leaders, teachers, students and parents. Paula is currently an invited lecturer for the University of Wollongong, Sydney Business School, Laureate University (Australia) and Melbourne University’s Graduate School of Education and has completed expert advisory panel and media roles including the NSW Department of Education, Deakin University, Wellbeing Australia and Prevention Magazine.