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Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education)

  • Professional Certificate

Founded on the principles of positive psychology, the Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education) gives educators and allied health professionals the skills to enhance wellbeing and resilience in students.

Key details

Degree Type
Professional Certificate
Duration
6 months part-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Mar
Domestic Fees
$7,032 total

About this course

Founded on the principles of positive psychology, the Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Education) gives educators and allied health professionals the skills to enhance wellbeing and resilience in students.

In this course you will learn about principles designed to draw on students' individual strengths and better support students and staff, including different theories of wellbeing, core positive education constructs, and how to utilise scientific theory to create stronger learning environments.

By bringing together the science and practice of positive psychology, this course helps you develop the skills to lead change in your school or workplace.

Study locations

Off Campus

Parkville

What you will learn

In this course you will explore a range of evidence-based applications to improve positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment for people of all ages.

Graduates will understand the role of measurement and evaluation, and be prepared to enhance wellbeing policy and initiate and lead systematic change across educational communities.

Career pathways

This course equips you with strategic approaches to lead real change in your school or institution. You will return to your organisation with a grounding in the science of positive psychology, and the practical knowhow to strategically apply it in an educational setting.

How to apply

Apply online

It takes about 20 minutes to complete the form using the online application system.

You can save your work in progress and complete the application at a later date.