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myDRIVESCHOOL® - online driver training

myDRIVESCHOOL® is a simulation game to teach kids how to drive online. The program is delivered on PC with a portable steering wheel/pedal set, for all students to autonomously receive an hours worth of simulation training simultaneously. The myDRIVESCHOOL® course has been designed specifically for pre & early stage learner drivers, with a series of graduated pass/fail modules covering steering, acceleration, intersections, emergency braking, hazard & spatial awareness. The program is fun, educational and it works – our students rated 48% more competent & 17% less anxious. myDRIVESCHOOL® won the 2019 Australasian Serious Games congress with the highest score in the history of the event.

Categories: Road Safety Education
$60.00 (+GST)
per student
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UNLOCKING THE TRUTH ABOUT STUDENT PERFORMANCE

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATORS Key concepts covered: This Professional Development is designed to guide schools through some of the contemporary research and practice about student performance. The work centres around three factors that enable students to become their best. It will also share useful ways of applying the concepts of growth mindset, grit and wellbeing, to help students THRIVE. The presentation outlines relevant research through stories, shares case studies of schools who have taken action and made an impact, and gives real life examples and practical take aways from Luke McKenna’s experience as an Assistant Principal and as Director of Unleashing Personal Potential. This workshop is an awesome opportunity to learn, reflect, grow, share and take action on helping students THRIVE. Program Options (Choose from 60 minute sessions, up to a full day with your staff): Session #1- Thriving with growth mindsets (with a focus on neuroplasticity and creating a culture of stretching). Session #2- Getting gritty (Application: effective target setting, habit formation, getting out of the learning dip and deliberate practice). Session #3- Helping kids flourish with wellbeing practices (Application: gratitude and active listening). Session #4- Implementation plans and support- how to implement at your school. UPP founder, Luke McKenna is an educator and author who specialises in working with schools to build growth mindsets, grit, wellbeing and leadership for all students. Over the last 10 years, he has worked as a classroom teacher and school administrator. Luke has worked with educators and students across Australian Primary and Secondary schools from the Independent, Catholic and Public sectors. He holds degrees in Business and Education, a Masters of Educational Leadership, and a Professional Certificate in Positive Education. Luke regularly speaks at Conferences around Australia. His work has been published in the Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, Happy Schools and The Positive Times. He is the author of THRIVE: Unlocking the truth about student performance and MAKING WELLBEING PRACTICAL: An effective guide to helping schools thrive. This professional development can be presented to your staff by Luke or by one of UPP’s exceptional facilitators.

Categories: Coaching/Mentoring
$1,250.00 (+GST)
per session/course
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MAKING WELLBEING PRACTICAL

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATORS Key concepts covered: This Professional Development is designed to guide schools through some of the contemporary research and practice about wellbeing. The work centres around Martin Seligman’s PERMAH model. It will also share useful ways of applying wellbeing practices that have been curated by Unleashing Personal Potential. The presentation outlines relevant research through stories, shares case studies of schools who have taken action and made an impact, and gives real-life examples and practical takeaways curated from Luke McKenna’s experience as an Assistant Principal and as Director of Unleashing Personal Potential. This workshop is an awesome opportunity to learn, reflect, grow, share and take action on helping improve wellbeing for staff and students at your school. Program Options (Choose from 60 minute sessions, up to a full day with your staff): Session #1- An introduction to wellbeing with PERMAH (a highly engaging combination of research and practice) Session #2- Personal Wellbeing Practices for each of the PERMAH elements (with a focus on practices that teachers can use to enhance their own wellbeing, as well as how teachers can lead wellbeing practices with their students) Session #3- The PERMAH Survey, Personal Wellbeing Plans and creating an Implementation plan for your school (where the rubber meets the road…allowing participants to shape their own wellbeing plans, as well as building a whole school or department level implementation plan). UPP founder, Luke McKenna is an educator and author who specialises in working with schools to build growth mindsets, grit, wellbeing and leadership for all students. Over the last 10 years, he has worked as a classroom teacher and school administrator. Luke has worked with educators and students across Australian Primary and Secondary schools from the Independent, Catholic and Public sectors. He holds degrees in Business and Education, a Masters of Educational Leadership, and a Professional Certificate in Positive Education. Luke regularly speaks at Conferences around Australia. His work has been published in the Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, Happy Schools and The Positive Times. He is the author of THRIVE: Unlocking the truth about student performance and MAKING WELLBEING PRACTICAL: An effective guide to helping schools thrive. This professional development can be presented to your staff by Luke or by one of UPP’s exceptional facilitators.

Categories: Coaching/Mentoring
$1,250.00 (+GST)
per session/course
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Thive Online Pastoral Care Modules

THRIVE online lesson modules for pastoral care and wellbeing consists of 7 modules, designed for Secondary school students. In 2020, your THRIVE online subscription includes the following features: -38 age-appropriate, engaging, evidence-based lesson plans- each with a rationale (from the research), learning objectives, stimulus (eg, youtube clips, articles to read), discussion questions, a student activity and suggested timing of the lessons. - Essentials for educators pages- including 3 minute research report, short introduction clip, access to all lesson plans in the series and access to the UPPMGW survey for students. -Student workbook (in editable pdf format for easy access). -Full access to the UPPMGW survey- including a cohort summary report. (Valued at $397+GST). -Downloadable Student Certificates for each series. -40 Personal Wellbeing Practices to be used weekly in Pastoral Care / Wellbeing lessons, with a focus on building wellbeing through PERMAH. *NEW INCLUSION* now in video format for easy application (Valued at $497+GST). - 50+ Ice breakers, energisers and brain stretching activities to help build a positive classroom environment and healthy relationships between teachers and all students through interaction, laughter, learning, discussion, physical movement and fun. (Valued at $197+GST) -A set up and support phone call with UPP Director Luke McKenna to help you with implementing this as part of your Wellbeing Curriculum. -One digital copy of "THRIVE- Unlocking the truth about student performance". -Ongoing phone and email support to help you get the most out of the resource.

Categories: Other
$1,497.00 (+GST)
per session/course
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LEADING FROM THE FRONT- LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FOR SENIOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP TEAMS

"Leading from the front" is designed for formal leaders at the end of year 11, or at the beginning of year 12. It provides support to students who have been entrusted with the responsibility of leading the school in a formal way. This process typically includes a number of checkpoints with the group, in particular, a mid-year touchpoint to keep the group on track with managing their commitment to their personal studies and serving their community through their leadership position.

Categories: Other
$18.00 (+GST)
per student
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EQUIP LEADERSHIP

Equip leadership is a full-day workshop, best suited for your whole year 11 cohort. This is a high energy, high impact training, and it calls upon every student to contribute through their influence, strengths, teamwork and actions. Ask us about our A.S.P.I.R.E. framework for great leaders and team players. Choose from most popular session options… SESSION 1- LEADERSHIP IS INFLUENCE Everyday Leadership by example and action. SESSION 2- THE EPIC RACE Active, small team race event (using our A.S.P.I.R.E. framework). SESSION 3- BATTLE OF THE HOUSES Action-packed challenge in house groups.

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$18.00 (+GST)
per student
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Impact Sessions for Secondary students

IMPACT SESSIONS are engaging, interactive presentations delivered by UPP at your school, focusing on just one topic for a short session (between 45-90 minutes). Through our WELLBEING AND LEADERSHIP IMPACT SESSIONS, we bring to your school the best research from psychology, neuroscience and education, and combine it with pedagogy that engages young people and inspires action. This is ideal for schools who have a designated Pastoral / Wellbeing lesson, or for large groups (+200 students).

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$8.00 (+GST)
per student
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Leading from the Front

Leading from the front" is designed for formal leaders at the end of year 5, or at the beginning of year 6. It provides support to students who have been entrusted with the responsibility of leading the school in a formal way. This process typically includes a number of checkpoints with the group, in particular, a mid-year touchpoint to keep the group on track with managing their commitment to their personal school work and serving their community through their leadership position. This engaging, relevant and flexible process gives your student leaders clear steps, which guides them to: -appreciate that leadership is a service to the school community; -understand that each member brings strengths to the team; -work as a cohesive unit; -generate a clear vision; -put useful ideas into action (rather than just talk about them); -powerfully communicate the vision; -contribute to the school by leaving a positive legacy at the end of their final year as a leader.

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$18.00 (+GST)
per student
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Aspire Higher

This Student Leadership Incursion is a full day workshop, facilitated at your school by our experienced UPP team. It is engaging, interactive and designed to unite your senior students to have a positive and lasting impact in your school community. ASPIRE HIGHER FULL DAY WORKSHOP OUTLINE SESSION 1- LEADING WITH OR WITHOUT THE BADGE- through example, influence and kindness. SESSION 2- THE EPIC RACE- outdoor, fast-paced team event (using our A.S.P.I.R.E. framework). SESSION 3- KNOWING ME, GROWING ME- understanding my strengths and those of others. One day, two day and 3 day camp options are available to Primary schools who want to invest in developing leadership skills and resilience in students.

Categories: Other
$18.00 (+GST)
per student
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Strengths Based Youth Mentoring

Change a young person’s world through One On One Strengths Based Mentoring Mentoring is a proven difference between people who despite adversity do well in life and those who become over-whelmed, uncertain and lose their way. The presence of a significant mentor helps young people to thrive.

Categories: Autism Spectrum, Intellectual Disability, Health and Wellbeing, Resilience, Intrinsic Motivation, Mental Health Wellbeing, Bullying, Study skills
$110.00 (+GST)
per session/course