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Using PERMA pillars to support teachers

Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning and Accomplishment. Martin Seligman, often considered the father of positive psychology wanted to bridge the hedonic/eudaimonic divide by identifying wellbeing as a construct that was not limited to life satisfaction alone but as several contributing factors, which formed this mnemonic PERMA.

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Meet the STEM teachers who met the Prime Minister & won $50k

Primary teacher Brett Crawford has transformed science learning at his state school, where English is a second language for 60% of students and there’s a large cohort of hearing-impaired children. Deputy principal, STEM, for the Cessnock Learning Community, Dr Scott Sleap created a program to help students struggling with numeracy catch up with the help of robotics.

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Using your extra skills in the classroom: why not?

It’s seems as though no-one is interested in other skills you may be able to pass along to your students, unless they were part of your teaching degree. There are rarely opportunities to show off these skills, and you never get asked, so senior leadership teams just don’t know they exist.

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The leadership tip from Australia’s female science explorer: NO TRIANGLES

Adam Voigt writes: Rachael Robertson is a quite remarkable Australian. Inspired by little more than an ad in the local paper, this totally unqualified woman applied for a role on a 12-month Australian scientific expedition to Antarctica. She was not only accepted, she was made the mission leader – for reasons that even Rachel finds it difficult to explain.

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