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Wollongong - Mental Toughness for Positive Teacher Identity - November 2016

Celebrity Teacher

Friday, 25 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (AEDT)

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General Admission
After registering you will receive a login to complete a MTQ48 Test online prior to the workshop. Each participant also receives a Celebrity Teacher Mental Toughness Workbook and a report of their MTQ48 results, which includes suggested development actions.
25/11/2016 $414.00 $0.00 $41.40
Workshop + Coaching followup
This price has all the same inclusions as the standard price, plus you receive a follow-up 50 minute coaching session within 21 days of the workshop . Save $50. This can be a great way to start working on some goals from your MTQ48 results.
25/11/2016 $494.00 $13.34 $50.73

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Mental Toughness is a mindset which determines, in some part, how you perform when exposed to stressors, pressure and challenge. It can play a significant role in determining how you manage stress as well as being a key factor in enabling you to perform to the peak of your abilities.

This workshop explores the 4 Cs Model of Mental Toughness (Commitment, Control, Challenge and Confidence) developed at the University of Hull (UK) under the direction of Dr Peter Clough. Dean McManus of Celebrity Teacher is a licensed facilitator of the Mental Toughness Development Program & MTQ48 measure that has grown out of the work of Dr Clough and Doug Strycharczyk.

All participants in this workshop are given a login and password to complete the MTQ48 measure online prior to the workshop. It takes 7-10 minutes to complete. During the workshop participants will receive a report with their results and be given information on how to read it, interpret the results and use it to guide further development work. All reports are written in clear and simple language.

Participant outcomes
- Better understand stressors, pressure and challenge
- Deal with stress effectively
- Learn techniques to reduce the effects of stress
- Identify individual strengths and development needs
- Increase personal effectiveness and achieve peak performance
- Create and sustain effective plans to optimise performance and manage stress


What does it cost?

Registration for this workshop is $414 + GST. This includes all catering, a workbook and a report with results and a development plan following the MTQ48 test.


Mental Toughness Workshop

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

Have questions about Wollongong - Mental Toughness for Positive Teacher Identity - November 2016? Contact Celebrity Teacher

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City Beach Function Centre
1 Marine Drive
Wollongong, NSW 2500

Friday, 25 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 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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