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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 […]

PESA Victoria State Conference on Positive Education

October 8, 2017|

The Positive Education Schools Association (PESA)’s Victoria State Chapter will hold a conference at Camberwell Girls Grammar School on Positive Education on November 17, 2017.

This one-day event will feature a pre-conference workshop introducing Positive Education, a keynote address, practical workshops, and an expert panel for Q&A.

Please see the event flyer for more information on the conference and registration.

Call for Papers: Latin American Journal of Positive Psychology

October 4, 2017|

The Latin American Journal of Positive Psychology (Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología Positiva) has an open call for papers for their next issue. Researchers are encouraged to submit their work in Spanish, Portuguese, or English by the deadline: November 30, 2017.

More information about the journal can be found here.

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 […]

Gratitude & Well-Being at Work Conference

September 20, 2017|

The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley will hold a one day conference on Gratitude and Well-being at Work on November 17, 2017.

The program features a keynote by Dr. Robert Emmons. Other speakers include researchers as well as business leaders who will explore the importance of gratitude in workplaces and strategies for creating appreciative cultures at work.

Further […]

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.

Job Opportunity: Assistant Psychology Professor, Wake Forest University

August 14, 2017|

Wake Forest University is accepting applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Psychology that will focus on a research program on the “science of well-being in relation to social disparities.”

Scholars who study social disparities or the impact of socio-economic, ethnic, or cultural factors on well-being are especially encouraged to apply. The research program may also include other areas of focus such […]