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Canberra - Celebrity Teacher Introductory Workshop October 2015

Celebrity Teacher

Friday, 23 October 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm (AEDT)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee GST Quantity
General Admission   more info Ended $300.00 $0.00 $30.00
Workshop + Coaching followup   more info Ended $380.00 $0.00 $38.00

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6.3.2 Proficient Level - Contribute to collegial discussions and apply constructive feedback from colleagues to improve professional knowledge and practice

7.4.2 Proficient Level - Participate in professional and community networks and forums to broaden knowledge and improve practice

Celebrity Teacher gives you the confidence to bring your best self to the classroom and the staffroom. Now is the time to register in our Introductory Workshop: Teacher Resilience and Wellbeing and renew your commitment to prioritising self-care, collaboration and maintaining a sustainable life-work balance.


This event is targeted at beginning teachers (pre-service to 5 years). However, teachers at any stage of their career will benefit from the insights and activities in this workshop. Don’t wait, book today!


Celebrity Teacher draws on the latest research in teacher retention, resilience and wellbeing, and positive psychology. Each session will unpack some of the barriers that teachers experience at school.


As a result of this workshop you will:

  • Be more confident bringing your best self to your professional role;
  • Develop beliefs that support student success;
  • Better regulate emotions under pressure so that behaviour management strategies can be accessed;
  • Communicate with respect and assertiveness to maintain supportive relationships and goodwill;
  • Connect authentically with students, staff and parents through empathic conversation;
  • Return to school with renewed hope and optimism, pro-active coping strategies and an action plan focused on possibility.

Invest in your self today. Your $300 registration includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Each participant receives a Celebrity Teacher Workbook plus a separate Resilience Resource with ongoing activities for self-directed learning. Price is exclusive of GST.

We make it easy for schools and teachers to share the investment with flexible payment options. See the booking form for details.

By attending an off-site professional learning experience you get away from the interruptions of school and have the chance to network with other beginning teachers with similar concerns to you. Be exposed to new ideas and approaches to teaching. Make connections to pool and share resources.


Celebrity Teacher not only helps  teachers survive, we promote sustained learning opportunities so that you can flourish!

Have questions about Canberra - Celebrity Teacher Introductory Workshop October 2015? Contact Celebrity Teacher

When & Where

Canberra Rex Hotel
150 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon, ACT 2612

Friday, 23 October 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm (AEDT)

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Celebrity Teacher

Celebrity Teacher helps you to bring your best self to the classroom and the staffroom.

Celebrity Teacher focuses on teacher wellbeing, the process of building teacher resilience and positive teacher identity, especially in the early years of a teacher's career. Celebrity Teacher is presented by Dean McManus and offers workshops, coaching and other professional learning opportunitities for teachers. 

Dean McManus

Dean has been a secondary and primary music teacher for 18 years and has recently retrained in psychology through Charles Sturt University and is completing a Diploma of Life Coaching through the Life Coaching Academy. Dean also has experience as a trainer with Mind Matters (Principals Australia), having spent a year presenting to school communities across Australia on the importance of a whole-school approach to mental health and wellbeing.

Dean draws on his own personal experiences of emotional burnout and recovery throughout various stages of his career as a teacher and the inspiring real-life stories of the beginning teachers that Dean has interviewed in the development of Celebrity Teacher. These stories are the key motivation for Dean in helping beginning teachers lead happier, healthier and more rewarding lives, and ultimately improve educational outcomes for students.


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