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Log On between 8.15am – 8.25am for 8.30am start (AEST)

Live Stream Webinar

Primary & Secondary Teachers, LSOs, Education Support Staff. Anyone Interested in the Education and Welfare of our young females.

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Booking Conditions

No applications for this program will be accepted after all vacancies have been filled. Unsuccessful applicants will have their monies refunded in full. Cancellation prior to two weeks before the program date (cut-off date) will incur a 15% service charge per applicant. This program will be payable in full for cancellations made on or after the cut-off date or for failure to attend the program. All cancellations must be in writing and emailed to us. In the event of insufficient applications this program will not proceed and registration monies be fully refunded. In the event of this program being cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances registration monies only will be refunded as Critical Agendas will not accept liability for the payment of any other associated costs. Critical Agendas reserves the right to vary the advertised programs prior to commencement.

Girls do want to have fun – Encouraging the girls in our classrooms to reach their full potential

Groups Bookings (5 or more Participants)

$205 + GST per person in a single group registration of 5 or more

Log On between 8.15am – 8.25am for 8.30am start (AEST)

8.30am – 9.30am – Workshop 1 – Dr Justin Coulson

MISS-CONNECTION: What is going on with our adolescent girls – for better and worse – and how educators can connect best?

9.30am – 9.40am – Mini Break

9.40am – 10.40am  Workshop 2 – Dr Justin Coulson

The Perils and Pitfalls of PraiseHow to give effective feedback in the classroom 

10.40am – 11.10am – Morning Tea

11.10am – 12.10pm Workshops 3 – Dr Justin Coulson

Emotional Intelligence in the Classroom: How to work with emotions, not against them

12.10pm – 1.00pm – Lunch

1.00pm – 2.00pm Workshops 4 –  Dr Justin Coulson

Motivation in the Classroom: How to tap into your students basic psychological needs to maximise motivation and results

2.00pm – 2.30pm – Afternoon Tea Break

2.30pm – 3.30pm Workshop 5 – Miranda Marriott

Improving Your Girl’s Self-Worth, Self-Talk and Academic Performance

Close 3.30pm




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Dr Justin Coulson

Dr Justin Coulson is one of Australia’s most respected and popular parenting authors and speakers. He is sought after for his expertise in family life,
relationships, and wellbeing and resilience; and he is the founder of ‘Happy Families’.
Dr Coulson earned his PhD in Positive Psychology. He holds an Honorary Fellowship at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education in
the Centre for Positive Psychology, and he is a Senior Associate at the Positive Psychology Institute.
Dr Coulson has written 5 books, and is a three-time bestselling author. He is an occasional columnist for the New York Times and appears regularly in all
of Australia’s major news outlets for television, radio, and print. He’s a TEDx speaker and has worked with many of Australia’s biggest brands including the
Commonwealth Bank, Intel Security, ANZ, IHG, and many, many more. He has also served as a consultant to the Australian Government’s Raising Children
Network, and the Office of the e-Safety Commissioner, Life Education and others. Justin not only brings credibility and experience. He is at the coalface of family
life. He and his wife Kylie are the parents of six daughters, all of whom have successfully mastered sleeping all night in their own beds, using the bathroom
unassisted, eating most of the food on their plates most of the time, and always speaking kindly to one another no matter the circumstances. (Well, maybe there’s
still some work to do on that last one.)
Justin and his family live in Brisbane, Queensland.

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Miranda Marriott

Miranda Marriott is an engaging speaker and facilitator, with over 12 years of experience in the Health and Wellbeing industry. She understands schools, teachers and students and how to best support and communicate with them as she has worked as the head of wellbeing, a year level coordinator and Psychology teacher. Miranda has completed post- graduate studies in Education, Life Coaching and Commerce (Human Resources), along with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Counselling). She is a skilled communicator as she spoken to Whole Schools, Year Levels, Teachers, TAFEs and Corporates and has studied public speaking. Miranda is passionate about wellbeing for both staff and students because she has seen the profound impact that these insights and strategies have had.

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Ivana Ryan

Just a big Thank you for giving us the opportunity to attend the Critical Agenda Workshop yesterday.  David presented a great program, lots of handy strategies and he was very engaging and supportive. Highly recommended.  I was very happy we did not have to do any Role play’s

It was also fantastic to catch up with Zlatica, Dani, Kate and Marg, lots of laughs

A big THANK YOU once again


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Tania The Geelong College

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Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

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