Andrea is an educator, wellbeing scientist, action researcher and international keynote speaker who has worked with hundreds of schools and organisations on wellbeing science, systems leadership, education redesign and strategy.
Andrea is the co-founder of Project Thrive and an honorary fellow at the Centre for Wellbeing Science, Graduate School of Education at The University of Melbourne.
She has extensive experience working both in and on the education system in teaching and leadership roles as well as consulting internationally. She is dedicated to making education the best and most desirable system in the world where wellbeing, agency, authentic and meaningful learning as well as opportunities and excellence for all, is at the forefront.
Andrea has both education and psychology degrees and a Masters of Applied Positive Psychology with First Class Honours.
An Appreciative Inquiry Process: How to Lead and Facilitate One of the Most Effective and Engaging Change Processes in Your School or Organisation Using Systems and Design Thinking
This session will equip school leaders and staff to understand and facilitate a process called appreciative inquiry using systems and design thinking to create conditions for school communities to thrive.
Why Systems Thinking is Fundamental to Support Learners and Educators to Thrive
In this workshop, Andrea will simplify the complexities and facilitate these three ways of thinking to create compassionate and aware (whole) beings.
Are We More Concerned with Reputation or Relevance? An Evolution to Create a More Meaningful Education System
This session will highlight the ancient and neglected eudaimonic perspective of wellbeing and discuss the what, why and how of a paradigm shift towards systems awareness and positive change coined Eudaimonic Education®.