Shining the Light on Student Potential

Sapna Sachdeva
Wellbeing Specialist with a focus on supporting teachers and students to flourish through knowledge and application of strengths, emotions, self-talk, mindset, happiness, values and grit.
Explore how to use wellbeing and Positive Psychology concepts to support your students to reach their potential.
Target Audience
This would be suitable to all educators - teachers, school leadership, CRTs

Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

This course will look at wellbeing and Positive Psychology concepts that can support students to flourish and work towards their potential in a school setting.
We will look at research, evidence, strategies and activities to implement concepts that can support teachers to engage students and encourage them to build self-management skills.


This would be suitable to all educators – teachers, school leadership, CRTs

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Begin the course when it suits you. After completing the course you will still have ongoing access to review content.

Important information for schools with an Unlimited Online Subscription Package Please ignore the listed prices. The correct discounts will be applied to all enrolments. Make sure to select your school to pay for you.

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Throughout this course you will be guided to reflect on your cohort of students and your own teaching to get a deeper understanding of the concepts and ideas. Activity ideas will be provided for you to try in your classrooms and schools.

Teaching Standards
1.1.2 Proficient Level – Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students
1.2.2 Proficient Level – Understand how students learn
4.1.2 Proficient Level – Support student participation
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Engage in professional learning and improve practice
Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you
Completing this course will contribute 2.5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.1.2, 4.1.2, 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

This course contributes to 2.5 professional development hours.


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15 minutes

An overview of the learning intentions for this course and the topics we will cover.

Students and Strengths

40 minutes

Understanding strengths is vital for a student in their learning. We take a look into Character Strengths, why they are important for student learning and how to use them in a classroom.

Growth Mindset Students

40 minutes

Creating a growth mindset has many benefits on learning, engagement and self-management for students. We will look at what this means and how to work on it in the classroom.


40 minutes

The internal voice in a student’s head can have a lasting impact on their success at school – socially, emotionally and academically. We look into the idea of self-talk and how to support students with strategies to manage this.


15 minutes

To support us to move from understanding to applying we reflect on what we’ve covered and what are next steps are in the classroom.

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About the team

Sapna Sachdeva


Sapna Sachdeva is a experienced educator and education consultant on wellbeing and Positive Psychology concepts. Sapna believes in bringing evidence-based, best practice approaches to schools to allow them to apply and embed the strategies in a way that is sustainable and provides ownership to the parties involved.

Sapna has her Masters in Student Wellbeing and spend a lot of her free time enrolling in courses and building her knowledge in wellbeing and Positive Psychology. I live by the strategies and recommendations I make to teachers, parents and students and give examples of how I myself follow the tools I speak about. I am passionate about changing education to focus more on wellbeing and the impact of holistic education on all parties involved.