Mathew White is an award-winning educator who brings a unique combination of a deep academic background in well-being with executive level leadership experience across education, public, and social sectors. Mathew is the Director of Wellbeing and Positive Education at St. Peter’s College. He is an Associate Professor in the graduate school of education at the University of Melbourne.
In this conversation, you will hear Mathew talk about the new book he recently edited, “Future Directions In Wellbeing” and the ground-breaking ways positive psychology can be applied in workplaces and schools. He also shares some of the gaps he encourages all wellbeing researchers and practitioners to be thinking about.
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- [01:45] – Mathew shares the three big a-ha moments for him as he reviewed the essays on the future on wellbeing for the book.
- [04:19] – Mathew discusses the idea of well-being models in schools and parenting.
- [07:13] – Mathew talks about how organizations can improve wellbeing.
- [09:32] – Mathew shares how positive psychology is being integrated into the human resource practices at St. Peter’s College.
- [11:18] – Mathew explains how St. Peter’s College is maintaining the momentum of wellbeing practices after seven years of implementation.
- [13:46] – Mathew talks about wellbeing literacy in workplaces.
- [16:03] – Mathew lists a few gaps in the field of wellbeing.
- [18:00] – The Lightning Round with Mathew White
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- Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined – Scott Barry Kaufman
- Scott Barry Kaufman TedX
- I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban – Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
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