International Perspectives on Positive Education Webinar (10/24/2017) - Last month members of IPPA's Positive Education Division (IPPAEd) hosted a webinar discussion that highlighted international perspectives in positive education. Panelists included Rosalinda Ballesteros from Mexico, Andrea Ortega Bechara from Colombia, Lucy Hone from New Zealand, and Kaori Matsumoto from Japan. Each one is actively involved in implementing, studying, and progressing positive education across very
Register for International Perspectives on Positive Education (9/15/2017) - A webinar presented by IPPA's Positive Education Division October 19, 2017* at 7:30 PM EDT *October 20 in some countries Update: the recording of this webinar is now online! This is a conversation-based webinar based on the panel conducted during the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology in Montreal. Educators from different parts of the world who
IPPAed World Congress Follow up (8/21/2017) - 21 August 2017 by Peggy Kern, IPPAed Chair Greetings from the IPPA Education Division (IPPAed)! It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a month since the 5th World Congress in Montreal. The Congress marked the real kick off for IPPAed, including a networking event, our first business meeting, a panel on international perspective on Positive
Sneak Peek at IPPA Divisions’ Programming at the Fifth World Congress (5/8/2017) - Did you know that all five of IPPA's divisions are planning sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology? Visit the online program to learn more about division sessions, including: IPPA's Positive Health and Wellness Division will present the Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza, featuring leading researchers in the field of positive health who will share their latest findings in
IPPAEd (Positive Education) Division Records Information Session (3/27/2017) - Dr. Margaret Kern, Chair of the IPPAEd Steering Committee shares information for members who are interested in volunteering to help the Positive Education Division get off the ground in the below webinar. The Division is currently planning programming for the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology, and will soon announce other initiatives designed to bridge
The State of Positive Education Report Published (3/8/2017) -   The World Education Summit and the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) have published a report on the State of Positive Education. The report examines the evidence in support of policy changes towards positive education, including examining case studies from around the world. One of the contributing authors of the report, Dr. Margaret Kern, currently leads IPPA's
University of Buckingham to Become a Positive University (3/6/2017) - The University of Buckingham recently announced plans to become a "positive university," incorporating positive psychology goals and perspectives across the university. They outline a ten-point action plan that includes topics such as positive life transitions, mentoring, and relationships. Dr. Martin Seligman is involved with the roll-out of these programs. The University of Buckingham is the first
Positive Education Summit to be Organized by David L. Cooperrider Center For Appreciative Inquiry (2/8/2017) - The David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain College's Stiller School of Business recently received a $1 million gift to be used for organizing a Positive Education Summit. This Summit is expected to take place in 2018 and to engage a wide audience, including leaders in positive education and stakeholders from early education through college. To
Volunteer and Leadership Opportunities (8/4/2016) - Recently, Dr. Margaret Kern shared information for members who are interested in volunteering to help the Positive Education Division get off the ground. Click here to access the slide deck.   To apply for any of the following volunteer roles, please submit a one-paragraph bio and statement of purpose that describes your interest in this