Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education)

    Course overview

    • 6 months part time
    • On Campus (Parkville) or Off Campus
    • Available to domestic and international students.
    • Start Year Intake - February, Start Year Intake - March, and Spring Intake - August


    The Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education) will provide you with a foundation in the science of positive psychology and its application in education settings.

    Fostering optimal learning through Positive Education

    You will learn about different theories of wellbeing, examine core positive education constructs, and explore positive interventions that can be used to build wellbeing and resilience in students and staff.

    Lead change in your school or workplace

    The course also explores how educators can initiate and lead systematic change across educational communities, wellbeing policy, and the role of measurement and evaluation.

    Benefits of a positive learning environment

    Imagine a learning environment that mobilises individual strengths and enhances well-being and performance in innovative ways. These are the results of applying positive psychology in education.

    Many schools are now introducing positive principles to nurture the whole person with both students and staff. The Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education) brings together the science and practice of positive psychology to promote optimal learning environments.

    You may also be interested in the Professional Certificate in Positive Psychology.

    Please note the Spring intake is not available for public enrolment