Tag: engagement

Posted by Marilyn Cole 8 months ago

When teachers and leaders alike head to work each day, keen to give of their best, few expect they will experience ‘burnout’ as a result of their dedication to their job. However, this is a reality for some of our most dedicated educators who do not recognise the warning signs and do not proactively put in place procedures and processes to guard against this debilitating outcome.

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Posted by Gail Staples 2 years ago

This is part two of a two-part series.As educators it is vital that we look at ways to work in our communities so that genuine partnership builds capacity for effective...

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Posted by Gail Staples 2 years ago

This article is part one of a two-part series.

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Posted by Marilyn Cole 3 years ago

Martin Seligman, the father of Positive Psychology, was one of the earliest researchers to study the characteristics that underpin flourishing. His book Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology, published in 2002, popularised his ideas about how to flourish. Before this, the focus of psychology had been to investigate disorder: why mental illness occurred and how to treat it. Because Dr Seligman believes that his research findings show that an individual can strengthen many of the aspects of behaviour and the virtues he showed to underpin resilience, he would answer YES to the question ‘do we have a choice?’

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