The Neuroscience Academy

Discover and use brain science in your life and wellness practice

The Neuroscience Academy is an accredited online professional-development program designed to bring evidence-based research on brain health, performance, and thriving to a global audience.
  • Created exclusively for professionals working in the health, wellness, education and coaching industries.
  • A step-by-step blue print on how to apply neuroscience to your life and work.
  • Simple, actionable, grounded in science, and taught by Oxford University-educated neuroscientist and TEDx speaker, Dr Sarah McKay.
"Brain-based explanations can be a powerful and persuasive tool for change. I believe those of us who plan to use neuroscience as a tool have a deep responsibility to others to use it wisely. Let me personally guide you while you discover and share insights from neuroscience with conviction, clarity and wisdom."

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Mindfulness and Well-being Conference for School Leaders

Putting the how into mindfulness training in education

WHEN: Friday 24 February, 10.00am–4.00pm
LOCATION: Wenona School, 176 Walker Street, North Sydney

This will be a chance to hear from internationally known experts in Well-being and and Australian school principals about the practicalities of how to introduce Mindfulness training into the school as part of the management process. At the end of the conference you will have an understanding of the research and evidence behind this Mindfulness training approach, how Mindfulness training can support Trauma-informed Practice in schools and you will have the tools to be able to go back to your school and initiate the plan for the implementation of Mindfulness training within your school curriculum.

Features of the conference:

  • Up-to-date research showing how mindfulness training is linked with well-being and mental health.
  • The opportunity to experience a sample of high quality mindfulness training material.
  • Discussion of the use of a mindfulness curriculum in the classroom developed for different age groups.
  • A training textbook, to help school leaders develop a mindfulness practice for themselves.

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Mental Toughness Workshop

One Day Intensive MTQ48 Licensed Unser Training Workshop

WHEN: Thursday 2 March 9.00am-4.30pm
LOCATION: Castleraigh Boutique Hotel. NSW Masonic Club, 169-171 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

Mental Toughness is a personality trait which is emerging as the key to understanding how people respond to stress, pressure and challenge. Research shows that it can account for up to 25% of the variation in an individual's performance and is a significant factor in wellbeing.

MTQ48 is the world's first valid and reliable psychometric questionnaire measuring Mental Toughness. It has been designed to be extremely accessible to users of all types.

This workshop will be presented by The Positivity Institute and your facilitator on the day is Aylin Dulagil, Senior PI Associate.

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3rd Annual National Positive Education Schools Conference

SAVE THE DATE for March 2017

WHEN: Friday 17 and Saturday 18 March
LOCATION: Ravenswood School for Girls, Henry Street, Gordon, Sydney

With a range of international and local experts, you will have the opportunity to meet and learn from the leaders in the field of positive education: an approach to education used to describe empirically validated programs informed by positive psychology that have an impact on student wellbeing.

Join Australia's only not-for-profit organisation formed by educators for educators to lead and promote the science of wellbeing and positive psychology, enabling all students, schools and communities to flourish.

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3rd Annual National Positive Education Schools Conference

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP with Dr Suzy Green

WHEN: Friday 17 March, 9am-10.30am
LOCATION: Ravenswood School for Girls, Henry Street, Gordon, Sydney

Positive Psychology 101

This pre-conference workshop, stage as part of the 2017 Positive Education Schools Association Conference, is aimed at parents and teachers with limited knowledge of this growing field.

Join Dr Suzy Green as she shares the evidence for, and benefits of, implementing a Positive Psychology model at school and at home.

Registration now open – Early-bird rates until 30 January 2017!

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EduTECH International Congress & Expo

Brilliant Social Media with Year-Round Conversations & Multiple Touchpoints

WHEN: Thursday 8 and Friday 9 June
LOCATION: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney

Although EduTECH only happens once a year, the ideas and conversations continue all year round at other related events and on social media. We have more than 25,000 people active on our social media channels. We take social media very seriously and have a full-time marketing team dedicated to social media.
  • Speakers
  • Congresses
  • Master classes
  • FREE expo
  • Gala dinner
  • And more!
Why visit
With technology changing so rapidly, and some concepts difficult to visualise, how do you keep up? We hope you will come to our event – enjoy, update and learn about the latest advancements in educational content – using digital media and all its available outlets. The event is a hugely valuable part of the EduTECH experience. The conferences are where the learning, theory and inspiration happens, and the exhibition is where the testings, networking and product interaction happens. 

Come – learn – enjoy – and expand your knowledge!

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Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology

The premier event to build collaborations and share progress in the science of positive psychology and its evidence-based practice

WHEN: Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 July
LOCATION: 
Palais Des Congrès De Montréal Montréal, Québec, Canada

The 5th World Congress promises to be the premier event to build collaborations and share progress in the science of positive psychology and its evidence-based practice. I’m especially looking forward to our new Founder’s Symposia and our distinguished Plenary speakers, each of whom is advancing the leading edge of science. Plus, we’ll have countless opportunities to connect, grow, and find meaning.

Who should attend
1)  Academic researchers, licensed psychologists, or research-practitioners

2)  Consultants, educators, business owners, coaches, and other professionals

3)  Students enrolled in good standing in an academic program

4)  Members of the general public who are interested in learning more about positive psychology

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Happiness & It's Causes

Tools and Techniques for a Happier Life

WHEN: Thursday 22 and Friday 23 June
LOCATION: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney
FEATURING: 60+ extraordinary speakers

Happiness is important. It’s important for your own life satisfaction and enjoyment. And it is equally important for your family, the people in your care and the people you work with.

+ ENHANCE HAPPINESS

+ IMPROVE HEALTH & WELLBEING

+ UNDERSTANDING YOUR EMOTIONS

+ PERSONAL STORIES TO INSPIRE

+ VISIT THE WELLNESS SHOW

Be galvanised by an exclusive video message for delegates from revered spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Explore how to find flow in your life with one of the greatest psychologists of our time, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Be inspired by Matthieu Richard, former cellular biologist, leading humanitarian, Buddhist monk, acclaimed photographer and author on the art and science of meditations, happiness and altruism. And so much more!


SPECIAL SUPER SAVER VIP TICKETS AVAILABLE
until Friday 16 December (midnight)


As a friend of The Positivity Institute we have a VIP special offer that will save you another $100 off the already discounted Super Saver tickets.

That's an amazing
$300 discount on the Standard 2-day pass and a saving of $440 on the 4-day Gold Pass, but you must book before midnight on Friday 16 December to receive this discount offer.

TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE AND USE THIS OFFER
Just type in your
VIP code: 'TPI' when booking.


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2017 Positive Education Conference

Be the best version of you there can be

WHEN: Saturday 23 September 8:30am
LOCATION: Perth College, 31 Lawley Crescent, Mount Lawley, Perth

The aim of the conference is to foster the development of positive education in Perth, Western Australia and beyond, and to provide a forum for Positive Education researchers, teachers, students and practitioners. A main focus of the conference will be on practical application of positive education principles for students, staff and whole school communities. 

Cost:
Adults $295 and University Students $165


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Mental Toughness Workshop                      

Special Offer 1 Day Intensive MTQ48 Licensed User Training Workshop

WHEN: Monday 14 March
LOCATION: Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, NSW Masonic Club, 169-171 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

Mental Toughness is a personality trait which is emerging as the key to understanding how people respond to stress, pressure and challenge. Research shows that it can account for up to 25% of the variation in an individual’s performance and is a significant factor in wellbeing.

MTQ48 is the world’s first valid and reliable psychometric questionnaire measuring Mental Toughness. It has been designed to be extremely accessible to users of all types.


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Mental Toughness Workshop                      

Special Offer 1 Day Intensive MTQ48 Licensed User Training Workshop

WHEN: Monday 14 March
LOCATION: Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, NSW Masonic Club, 169-171 Castlereagh Street, Sydney

Mental Toughness is a personality trait which is emerging as the key to understanding how people respond to stress, pressure and challenge. Research shows that it can account for up to 25% of the variation in an individual’s performance and is a significant factor in wellbeing.

MTQ48 is the world’s first valid and reliable psychometric questionnaire measuring Mental Toughness. It has been designed to be extremely accessible to users of all types.


> Read more

> Enquiries


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