Promoting Character Development in Schools
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Promoting Character Development in Schools

(Deliver via Live Virtual Learning)

 

In the 21st century, academic skills alone are not enough to enable students to have meaningful, productive and flourishing lives. Schools are now seen as institutions that help to develop the whole child, responsible for teaching students about values, ethics and the importance of being a good citizen and moral agent. Fortunately, the emerging science of wellbeing is showing that character can be taught in schools and has tremendous benefits for psychological wellbeing. This course will introduce the science of character development and give teachers the tools help students develop character - without comprising traditional academic education.

Learning Outcomes for this course include:

  • Understand the science of character and how it contributes to wellbeing
  • Understand and apply frameworks for character developing including the VIA Character
  • Strengths: the Jubilee Framework for Character and Virtues
  • Understand how to teach character and integrate character education into existing lessons
  • Discover your own character strengths and how to use them more often

 


 

Expert Facilitator: Dr Paula Robinson

Consulting Psychologist, Author & Speaker 
– Specialising in Positive Psychology, Wellbeing and Mental Fitness for Individuals, Organisations, Schools & Communities

Paula RobinsonPrior to becoming a Psychologist, Dr. Paula Robinson had 12 years' experience as a senior manager. Her responsibilities have included strategic planning and implementation, business development, staff recruitment/retention, advertising, marketing, and sales. Dr. Robinson then decided to focus on the growth of her academic pursuits and applying her practical knowledge and experience within the profession of Psychology. Paula is currently a registered, consulting Psychologist, speaker and Managing Director of the Positive Psychology Institute specialising in the science, application and integration of traditional Psychology and Positive Psychology.

Paula has completed numerous research studies, invited keynote presentations and strategic positive change programs for government, private organisations, schools and the wider community, as well as published scientific and conference papers. Apart from presenting regularly in Australia, over the past few years, Paula has been invited to present in Hungary, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and Doha on her work with schools, universities and organisations.

Areas of Expertise

Paula’s high-level skill sets encompass:

(a) Designing high-level applied psychological strategic planning approaches aligned to key organisational objectives, culture/climate change and business well-being to measurably improve bottom line outcomes;

(b) Practically applying and integrating the science of traditional Psychology, Positive Psychology and her PhD research on Mental Fitness across multiple contexts;

(c) Providing consultancy, lectures, keynote presentations, workshops and evidence-based coaching to individuals, organisations, schools and the wider community.


 Applied Positive Psychology Learning Institute (Appli)

The Applied Positive Psychology Learning Institute (Appli) is a global organisation focused on how to create wellbeing practices and habits across 5 key life domains: at home, in schools, at work, aging well and in society.

We Appli the science of wellbeing.  Our approach is simple.  Instead of focusing on mental illness we focus on mental fitness.  By combining traditional psychology methods with emerging sciences such as Positive Psychology, Positive Education, Positive Organisational Scholarship, and Positive and Active Aging we empower individuals and organisations to build the skills to transform their lives, learning, and productivity.  Just as we can improve our physical fitness, we can improve our mental fitness through regular, intentional activities and adopting structures and processes that enable wellbeing, performance, and achievement.

We teach people and organisations how to make positive and sustainable change in mental health and wellbeing through our diverse range of products and services including online and blended learning courses, strategic consulting, research and development services, and bespoke wellbeing programs for any industry.  Meet our impressive team and learn more.

 


 

Registration

Presenter(s): Dr Paula Robinson and Appli Team
Date(s): 1 June 2020 Monday 8 Sep 2020 Tuesday (new date)
Time: 9am to 4pm
Mode of delivery: Live Virtual Learning

Closing date: 3 July 2020 Friday

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Remarks: A minimum of 20 participants will be required for the course to proceed.

Workshop Fee: S$350.00 per participant. If 2 or more participants from the same school/organization attend the same course, the discounted fee will be S$300.00 per participant for that particular course. Fees are subject to GST and include all training materials.

Other Information: Registration is on a first-come-first serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

School/Cluster Based Registration
Please contact Joseph Loy by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or tel: 6363 0330 on the cost of conducting the workshop.