Episode 6: Positive Psychology: Learning the skills and capabilities for wellbeing

The sixth International Congress for Positive Psychology was held recently in Melbourne with the University of Melbourne as the main partner. Hundreds of experts from across the globe described their approach to maximising wellbeing, particularly among young people. Talking Teaching was there and interviewed David Kolpak from St Peter’s College in Adelaide where wellbeing programmes are a standard part of the curriculum. In this episode you’ll also hear where the science of Positive Psychology is taking us with Professor Lindsay Oades, Director of the Centre for Positive Psychology at MGSE.

Presenter: Maxine McKew

Guest speakers:

  • Professor Lindsay Oades
  • David Kolpak - St Peter’s Adelaide

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