2024
Teacher Seminars

Join us for our 2024 Teacher Seminars in Sydney (May 28th), Brisbane (June 12th) and Melbourne (July 25th) - Professional Learning you don't want to miss!

What to expect

The Resilience Project is proud to have partnered with over 1,500 schools and early learning centres around the country, using storytelling, humour and evidence-based principles to inspire and support the wellbeing of educators, students and their families.

The Resilience Project’s Teacher Seminar – a professional development event designed by educators, for educators, empowers teachers with tools to improve their students’ mental health as well as look after their own wellbeing.

Our Teacher Seminar will contribute 3 hours and 30 minutes of NESA Accredited PD in the priority area of Student/child Mental health addressing Standard Descriptor(s) 4.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Here’s a taste of our previous seminars:

2024 Teacher Seminars

Sydney

Tuesday 28 May 2024

9.30am – 3.15pm

International Convention Centre Sydney

Brisbane

Wednesday 12 June 2024

9.30am – 3.15pm

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne

Thursday 25 July 2024

9.30am – 3.15pm

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Who are the Teacher Seminars for, and what is the aim?

The Teacher Seminar is a fantastic opportunity for all educators (secondary, primary or early childhood) who:

The Teacher Seminar helps educators…

Develop positive mental health habits and build resilience.

Build resilience in their students through simple daily activities.

Help parents support their children to become more resilient.

Seminar schedule & session information

9.00am – 9.30am:

Arrival and registration

9.30am – 10.45am:

Session 1

10.45am – 11.15am:

Morning tea

11.15am – 12.15pm:

Session 2

12.15pm – 1.15pm:

Session 3

1.15pm – 2.00pm:

Lunch

2.00pm – 3.15pm:

Session 4

SESSION 1: DISCOVERING RESILIENCE
Presenter: Hugh van Cuylenburg (Founder)
Hugh will share the importance of wellbeing and strategies to practise Gratitude, Empathy and Mindfulness (GEM) – the evidence-based principles linked to positive emotions and mental health.

SESSION 2: TEACHING RESILIENCE – THE RESILIENCE PROJECT IN ACTION
Presenter: TBD
This workshop is designed to inspire your teachers with new ideas & resources to support their students’ wellbeing.

SESSION 3: TEACHER WELLBEING WORKSHOP – LOOKING AFTER OURSELVES
Presenter: Leah Stevenson (Project Advisor & Facilitator)
This workshop gives educators an opportunity to put themselves first, reflect on their current self-care practices and develop an individual wellbeing plan.

SESSION 4: AUTHENTIC CONNECTION
Presenter: Martin Heppell (Partner & Presenter)
Martin will share the power of embracing vulnerability, imperfection and passion to building connection – and the positive impact this can have on us both personally and professionally.

Seminar schedule & session information

9.00am – 9.30am: Arrival and registration

9.30am – 10.45am: ‘Discovering Resilience’ with Hugh van Cuylenburg

10.45am – 11.15am: Morning tea

11.15am – 12.15pm: ‘Teaching Resilience – The Resilience Project in Action’

12.15pm – 1.15pm: ‘Teacher Wellbeing Workshop’

1.15pm-2.00pm: Lunch

2.00pm – 3.15pm: ‘Authentic Connection’ with Martin Heppell

3.15pm: Event concludes

SESSION 1: DISCOVERING RESILIENCE
Presenter: Hugh van Cuylenburg (Founder)
Hugh will share the importance of wellbeing and strategies to practise Gratitude, Empathy and Mindfulness (GEM) – the evidence-based principles linked to positive emotions and mental health.

SESSION 2: TEACHING RESILIENCE – THE RESILIENCE PROJECT IN ACTION
Presenter: TBD
This workshop is designed to inspire your teachers with new ideas & resources to support their students’ wellbeing.

SESSION 3: TEACHER WELLBEING WORKSHOP – LOOKING AFTER OURSELVES
Presenter: Leah Stevenson (Project Advisor & Facilitator)
This workshop gives educators an opportunity to put themselves first, reflect on their current self-care practices and develop an individual wellbeing plan.

SESSION 4: AUTHENTIC CONNECTION
Presenter: Martin Heppell (Partner & Presenter)
Martin will share the power of embracing vulnerability, imperfection and passion to building connection – and the positive impact this can have on us both personally and professionally.

FAQs

The Teacher Seminar is a fantastic opportunity for all educators (secondary, primary or early childhood) who:

  • Would like a refresher on The Resilience Project.
  • Are new to teaching The Resilience Project curriculum.
  • Are looking for more ideas to build resilience in their school.
  • Would like to meet and network with other like-minded educators.
  • Are not yet working with The Resilience Project, and would like to know more.

The Teacher Seminar helps educators:

  • Develop positive mental health habits and build resilience.
  • Build resilience in their students through simple daily activities.
  • Help parents support their children to become more resilient.

Here at TRP, we have made sure our Teacher Seminars not only provide you with a fantastic opportunity to develop your professional knowledge and practice but are also learning experiences that directly meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST).

Click here for a list of competencies that you will meet by attending.

The Teacher Seminar ticket cost covers…

  • Four individual presentations from The Resilience Project presenters and educators – including founder Hugh van Cuylenburg and partner Martin Heppell.
  • Individual catering packages.
  • Premium venue hire fees.
  • A holistic wellbeing day focussed on the mental health.
  • Full access to our TRP team to answer any questions.
  • An opportunity to reflect on your own wellbeing as well as others.

If you’re booking for a large group, you can do this via the ticketing provider website.

If you have any questions, please contact Sarah via [email protected]

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Please send the following information to [email protected]:

  • School name
  • Contact name
  • Email address
  • Number of tickets
  • Billing address
  • Purchase order number (If required)

Testimonials

What to expect

The Resilience Project has partnered with over 1,000 schools around the country, teaching simple and practical mental health strategies.

For the first time in 2022, The Resilience Project will be hosting two separate teacher seminars in Melbourne and Sydney – empowering more educators than ever before to look after their wellbeing while also giving them the tools needed to improve their students’ mental health.

Join The Resilience Project founder, Hugh van Cuylenburg, partner Martin Heppell and the TRP Team for this engaging and practical day focussed on resilience and education.

Approved Provider

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The Resilience Project is an approved provider in several school mental health funding initiatives around Australia.

This means more kids, educators and families can benefit from positive mental health programs than ever before.