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Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Jacolyn M. Norrish

Abstract

This book is the story of one school’s development of a more holistic approach to education, with student wellbeing at its heart. Established in 1855, Geelong Grammar School has built an international reputation as the provider of an excellent education, with a rich heritage of innovation. In 2007 the school staked its reputation on a radical new approach to teaching and learning it called Positive Education. 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, f ... More

Keywords: Geelong Grammar School, flourishing, Positive Psychology, Positive Education, wellbeing, positive institution, character strengths

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198702580
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacolyn M. Norrish, author
Geelong Grammar School