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date: 23 July 2017

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This chapter summarizes the introduction of positive education at Geelong Grammar School, Australia’s leading coeducational boarding and day school, and its collaboration with Martin Seligman. The chapter outlines the landscape for adolescent mental health in Australia, a brief history of Geelong Grammar School, its structure, a summary of the positive education program and its approach, the seven pillars of the positive education approach at the school and the development of its scope and sequence, and a summary of possible future directions in research and practice.

Keywords: adolescence, education, flourishing, positive psychology, resilience, strengths, well-being

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