Good Hope School has an excellent reputation for focusing on its students’ achievements and their emotional and social well-being. The MIC Sisters, the School’s sponsoring body, and the SMC are extremely supportive to the students, parents and staff.
To achieve these goals, our Vice Principal (Student Affairs) and 7 teachers from a range of panels and teams attended a 3-day 2-night Positive Education workshop organized by Geelong Grammar School in May 2016.
In the workshop, the group learnt about how to create wellbeing in school via PERMA and VIA so as to allow both students and staff to flourish. It was found that the spirit and concepts that Positive Education promotes are very similar to what we have been doing at GHS. We were encouraged to move further because we didn’t have to start from scratch.
Owing to our dedication to improving students’ and staff’s wellbeing, Good Hope School believes it is crucial to help our students build positive emotions, enhance personal resilience, further strengthen their relationships and mindfulness as well as leading a healthy lifestyle using a whole-school approach.
The delivery of both formal and informal curriculums aims to encourage our students to use their character strengths to lead a happier life and learn more effectively and efficiently. They will then be able to
Through positive education, we hope to support all students and staff to flourish.
Feel free to approach our Values Education Team if you are interested to know more about how positive education is practised at Good Hope School.
Our Team is very happy to share and exchange ideas with you through presentations and workshops.