The Flourish Movement 2021

Learning Focus
Educational Leadership
Mode
Face-to-face
Start Date
5 Nov, 2021
Enrol by
21 May, 2021
Program Description

The Flourish Movement™ aims to improve the knowledge, skills, capacities and most importantly the mindset required to attain a flourishing wellbeing while being a Principal. This program will help you understand more about your role as a school leader and what strategies will help you to Flourish in that role. The program, to be delivered in Tasmania by Dr Adam Fraser.

This program will help you understand more about your role as a school leader and what strategies will help you to Flourish in that role. The program, to be delivered in Tasmania by Dr Adam Fraser, comprises two parts.

Part one involves research into the role and responsibilities of participant principals and provides individual information back to each principal on their current challenges and wellbeing.

Part two involves four full day workshops over four terms to help principals understand what they can do to enhance their wellbeing as well as be more effective in their role and develop habits that continue to foster and look after their physical and mental wellbeing in the longer term.

Program Outcomes

By the end of this program principals will:

  • understand their wellbeing is a dynamic state and have resources and flexible strategies to meet their challenges
  • understand that their wellbeing is on a continuum with flourishing at the top
  • develop individual strategies that provide greater control and choice to focus their actions to improve their wellbeing and effectiveness as a principal
  • develop a mindset that investing in their wellbeing makes them a more effective principal and improves student outcomes
  • improve the culture at their school through an increase in social support and improved relationships.
Australian Professional Standards

Principal

  • Developing self and others.
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change.
Location, Date & Time

4 Day Workshop Program – 8.45am – 3.30pm

Research Phase: March – April 2021

This includes survey, diary study and one-on-one interview with researcher from Deakin University.

Workshop Phase:

This includes one face to face workshop per term for four terms. Venues for remaining workshops will be decided when enrolments are confirmed (based on the geographical spread of participants). If restrictions prevent onsite workshops, they will be delivered online.

Workshop 1: North – The Tailrace – Launceston

  • Friday 18 June 2021

Workshop 2: South – Professional Learning Institute

  • Thursday 19 August 2021

Workshop 3: TBA

  • Friday 5 November 2021

Workshop 4: TBA

  • Wednesday 23 February 2022