Learn how to increase student wellbeing through positive education and equip yourself with strategies to achieve a greater sense of wellbeing, contentment and fulfilment.
Positive education has benefits such as higher grades, fewer absences, better study habits and improved self-control. This course helps to teach students about character strengths, relationships, and emotions that can build and enhance wellbeing. As students begin to build awareness of their own wellbeing, they can begin to help and support others in their quest for their own well-being.
Why Ready, Set, GROW!?
Students in many parts of the world are experiencing stress, anxiety and depression at alarming rates. In Australia, school children are highly stressed and report that coping with stress is a top issue of concern for them. Developing positive mental health is foundational to student academic achievement, effective life skills, and overall wellbeing.
Walk away with:
- PDF that outlines G.R.O.W. in more detail.
- GROW Glance sheet that outlines specific actions that can be taken.
- Specific ideas and activities for lessons in order to appeal to students at a variety of ages.
- Culminating activity.
- Links for books that teach gratitude, resilience, optimism and/or willpower as well as academic references.
Online – at your own pace. Available 24/7.
Complete this course at your own pace. Upon completion of this course, you will receive 1 professional development hour. You have to view all module videos and resources to complete the course. To complete this course, make sure you click ‘Mark Complete’ once you have finished a lesson. This will ensure you have completed the course to receive your certificate and accreditation hours.
Completing Ready, Set, GROW! Online Course will contribute 1 hour of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2, from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.