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Applying the Science of Gratitude in Education

October 8, 2017|

A workshop hosted by the Greater Good Science Center on “Applying the Science of Gratitude in Education” will take place in Seattle, WA on October 28, 2017.

This day-long event will offer practical, evidence-based strategies for bringing gratitude exercises into the classroom for the well-being of both teachers and students.

Learn more about this workshop here.

IPPA is proud to partner with […]

Ilona Boniwell to Join Positive Psychology Leader Series

September 29, 2017|

On October 11, 2017, the Positive Psychology Leader Series will welcome Dr. Ilona Boniwell for a presentation on “Playing positive psychology: Using tangible tools and facilitation methods in positive psychology coaching and training.”

Despite evidence for the effectiveness of positive interventions for promoting positive states and reducing depression and anxiety, these interventions are not widely accepted in the organisational and coaching […]

5th International Forum on Wellbeing and Happiness

September 11, 2017|

On October 4-5, 2017, the Institute for Wellbeing and Happiness at Tecmilenio University will hold its 5th International Forum. October 4th will be dedicated to the topic of Positive Education and the 5th to Positive Organizations.

Everyone is welcome to join the live streaming session online. You may sign up to do so here. The event will be streamed in both English […]

Positive Education Conference in Perth, Australia

September 11, 2017|

The Positivity Institute and the Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) will hold a Positive Education Conference on October 7, 2017 at Perth College. Speakers will include Felicia Huppert, PhD and IPPA President Lea Waters, PhD.

Registration is available online. Please see the event flyer for details and policies.

4th Educating for Resilience Conference

August 24, 2017|

The Canadian Positive Psychology Association will hold the 4th Educating for Resilience Conference on November 10, 2017, in Toronto, ON Canada. This conference is for “teachers, counselors, educators, and positive psychology practitioners who are interested in learning how to use positive psychology to increase resilience in schools.” The previous Educating for Resilience Conference was held in 2013.

There will also be […]

Next Steps for Wellbeing in Education Conference

August 22, 2017|

The Next Steps for Wellbeing in Education Conference, organized by the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) and the University of Buckingham, will be held on October 6, 2017, in London, UK. This day-long event will cover topics such as mental health, 21st century skills, humour, and mindfulness.

Registration is available online; early bird rates end September 1.

Positive Organizational Psychology Workshop at CGU

August 13, 2017|

Claremont Graduate University will hold a one-day workshop on Positive Organizational Psychology on August 21, 2017. The full title of the workshop is “Introduction to Positive Organizational Psychology: Theory, Research, and Applications,” and it will be presented by Stewart I. Donaldson and Jeffrey Yip. Topics such as positive leadership, exemplary teamwork, flow in the workplace, positive career development and mentoring, appreciative […]

Positive Education Summit in China

July 16, 2017|

The first Positive Education Summit in China, organized by the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) will be held on August 25, 2017, in Shenzhen.

International speakers will include Kaiping Peng, Nansook Park, Paul Rozin, and Sir Anthony Seldon.

Registration is available online. Please see the event page for further program details.

2017 SELF Conference

July 5, 2017|

The 2017 SELF Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from September 25 – 28. This is the 9th biennial SELF conference. The theme of the 2017 conference is ‘From Positive Psychology/Education to Practice.’

In addition to scientific sessions, there will be a “Practitioner Stream” track that will focus on the evidence-based practice of positive psychology in a workshop format. […]

Register for POS Gathering at Academy of Management Meeting 2017

July 5, 2017|

On August 6, 2017 at the Academy of Management’s Annual Meeting, there will be a gathering of Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) scholars over breakfast. This yearly gathering is held to foster community and collaboration among POS scholars.

There is no additional fee to attend, but pre-registration is requested. Registration for this gathering is available through the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of […]