In this episode with Mandi we dive into:
The power of technology in education.
How to combine STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) and wellbeing practice.
What is design thinking and how it connects with wellbeing.
How best to prepare today’s students for the future.
In this episode with Shane we dive into:
The challenges that principals encounter that staff and parents may not realise.
Advice for young principals on ways to support staff.
Setting up a support network system for teachers and for school leaders.
Tips for principal wellbeing and how he handled stress / challenges.
Wellbeing prevention strategies for principals.
PLUS MUCH MORE
In this conversation with Val you’ll be inspired to action on your BIG idea. This is a heart warming and motivating episode that will inspire you to take action.
In this episode with Val we dive into:
– What Val’s motivation was to start a school
– The process of actually starting a school
– How students came to be at Ryan Banks Academy
– How she came to be on the Ellen Show
– PLUS MUCH MORE
The purpose of this short episode is to talk about the upcoming 4th Annual World’s Biggest Gratitude Lesson event.
Episode #21 | Sam Rossi and Sam Tharaldsen – Australia’s First Overnight Mental Health Camp for Kids
In this chat with Sam and Sam you’ll learn about AFL MAX’s Breakthrough camp, Australia’s first overnight camp for kids. You’ll also learn about what AFL MAX is and what it offers. This is a brilliant chat with a couple young men, who are driven to make a difference.
This chat with Kevin is super interesting. Kevin is principal of Everton primary school in rural Victoria, a school with 7 students. Everton is a town of approximately 200 people and is located 272km north east of Melbourne. The closest town being Wangaratta. I wanted to talk to Kevin about what life is like at a tiny rural school. I think you’ll find it fascinating.
Episode #19 With Shaun ‘The Wild Thing’ Tait – What Life is Really Like for a Professional Sports Person
This chat with Shaun ‘The Wild Thing’ Tait cannot be missed. Shaun is a former Australian Cricketer and one of the world’s fastest bowlers of all-time. He’s played for different organisations all around the world, dabbled in entrepreneurship and is currently bowling coach for Pakistan.
Dr. Gilda Scarfe is the founder and CEO of Positive Ed and Mental Toughness Institute, member on the advisory board of the Global Flourishing Study led by Harvard University in collaboration with Baylor University. Gilda is a positive psychologist and mental toughness expert with a Master in Education and Doctorate in the conceptualization and application of mental toughness in education.
Ash is the founder of Growing With Gratitude, the host of this podcast and newly published author.
In this episode with we dive into:
– how GWG and the book came about
– what you can expect from the book and what you will take away
More About Ash
Ash has over 20 years’ experience working in education environments and advocating for a
culture of positivity and kindness.
He is the Founder of the Growing with Gratitude program that helps schools and organisations develop better cultures
and atmospheres that support mental health and wellbeing.
You can contact Ash and get your copy of the book here here:
Book: growingwithgratitude.com.au/book/ | Amazon | Booktopia
Victorian Government Schools Mental Health Menu: Growing With Gratitude
Linkedin: Ash Manuel
Josh is a Teacher, and currently the Community Programs Manager for the Danny Frawley Centre and the St Kilda Football Club.
In this episode with Josh, we dive into:
– the role professional sporting organisations can play in the mental wellbeing space
– the Danny Frawley Centre and it’s purpose
– the 4 pillars the Danny Frawley Centre focuses on
– the ‘for good’ a professional sporting club can play in the community
Plus a heap more
More About Josh
Josh started his career at the AFL, working with remote indigenousness communities on driving social change through Australian Rules Football.
After completing his grad year in teaching Josh pursued his passion for harnessing the power of sport as the vehicle to improve community health outcomes, particularly around Mental Health and Wellbeing.
Continuing his career in the AFL sector, setting up and implementing a successful suicide prevention pilot program for local sports clubs and is now the community programs manager for the newly established Danny Frawley Centre.
You can contact Josh and follow the Danny Frawley Centre here:
Linkedin: Josh Connell