10-11 March 2017
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Programme & Presentations

 

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TIME SESSION
9:30am REGISTRATION OPENS
Christ's College
Arrival morning tea
10:25am  WELCOME

10:30am  WHY BOTHER PROMOTING WELLBEING IN SCHOOLS?
The question that everybody asks

Dr Lucy Hone
Session kindly sponsored by Ministry of Education

Presentation
10:50am  THE WHAT AND HOW OF WELLBEING IN SCHOOLS
Associate Professor Mathew A White
11:45am  Lunch 
12:45pm  ROADMAP FOR POSITIVE EDUCATION:
Pathways for low-budget options
Dr Paula Robinson
1:50pm  EVALUATING WELLBEING IN SCHOOL SETTINGS
Dr Aaron Jarden

Presentation
2:25pm  ERO WELLBEING INDICATORS:
How can these guide evaluation and promotion of student wellbeing?
Jill Pears

Presentation
2:55pm  Afternoon tea 
3:30pm  MINDFULNESS IN SCHOOLS
Grant Rix

Presentation
4:15pm  MANAGING POSITIVE CHANGE
Associate Professor Mathew A White
Session kindly sponsored by Christchurch City Council
5:25pm  Wrap up 
5:30pm  Networking drinks and nibbles with Richie McCaw & Gemma Flynn
Time Session
8:30am STRENGTHS IN PRACTICE:
Mayerson Academy's experience designing and implementing a strengths-based programme in more than 50 schools in the United States. How we did it, what we learned, and the questions we have.
Dr Jillian Darwish
9:30am  EMBEDDING A STRENGTHS FOCUS AT SCHOOL
Dr Denise Quinlan 

Presentation
10:00am  Morning tea 
10:30am  CHOOSING THE RIGHT MODEL TO FIT YOUR SCHOOL CULTURE 
Dr Lucy Hone

Presentation 
11:00am  FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE:
Case Studies from the Trenches. What Worked, What Floundered, What would you do Differently? 
 
  PRIMARY STREAM  

Cultivating Positive Emotions & Building a Positive School Culture
Case study from an Auckland Primary School
Dr. Emma Woodward & Lettie Dalton
Psychology for Schools

Presentation

Encouraging a Community to Flourish
Jude Pentecost
Worser Bay School

Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore
Ara Simmons
RTLB Nga Manu Awhina, Cluster 8

Resource links
https://nz.pinterest.com/alamsimmons/mindfulness 
https://www.smore.com/5jg6u-mindful-cup 

Taking the positive approach when negativity surrounds you
Rose McInerney & Danny Ryan 
Redcliffs School

Bays books: Something to share
Tracey Hull
Mt Pleasant School

Presentation 

SECONDARY STREAM  

Positive Education in Second Language Learning at Kristin School
Gaenor Clarke & Gabriela Maldonado
Kristin School

Presentation

An Organic Growth model: How Pos Ed is unfolding at King's College.
- The gentle integration of new ideas with established practices and staff strengths
Grant McKibbin 
King's College

Presentation

Wellbeing RANGI Style
Jane Dickie & Rebecca Allan
Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Presentation

Trying out positive ed approaches in transition-to-tertiary programmes 
Emma Lumb
Hagley Community College

Presentation
12:30pm  Lunch 
1:30pm  GETTING GRIT: How to Embed Passion, Persistence & Awe in your School
Caroline Adams Miller
2:15pm  POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY IN SPORT:
What does it look like? Lessons from High Performance Sport"?

John Quinn
Maree Bowden
Gemma McCaw
3:00pm  Conference wrap up 

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