Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education)

The Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education) provides a foundation in the science of positive psychology and its application in education settings. The course is designed for educators, youth workers, school counsellors, school psychologists, health professionals and administrators who are working in schools and other educational settings. Participants will learn about different theories of wellbeing and flourishing, examine core positive education constructs, and explore positive interventions that can be used in learning environments to build wellbeing and resilience in students and staff. The course also explores how educators can initiate and lead systematic change across educational communities, wellbeing policy, and the role of measurement and evaluation. Activities and assignments help participants to apply the different concepts and strategies to their own educational setting.

Course Dates:

  • Subject 1: Introduction to Positive Education

Day 1: 17 August 2017; Day 2: 18 August 2017 ; Day 3: 15 September 2017

  • Subject 2: Building Positive Education Communities

Day 1: 2 November 2017; Day 2: 3 November 2017; Day 3: 24 November 2017


Download the Course information booklet (PDF 233 KB)



 Application Form Professional Certificate in Education(PDF 231 KB)


Applications close on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

For further information please contact:

Vicki Melitas, Psychology Service Development Coordinator

Telephone: (02) 9244 5424



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