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Better Than OK : Helping Young People to Flourish - Helen Street

Better Than OK

Helping Young People to Flourish


Published: 28th May 2014
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If you could have just one wish for your children what would you wish for, over and beyond everything else? The answer is almost universal: 'Above all else, I want them to be happy.
George W Burns

This is a book of up-to-date strategies for helping children flourish. These solution-focused and easy-to-read essays are by 27 of the world's top experts in positive education. You too can help children develop a lifelong love of learning with this practical and positive guide. Contributors include Michael Carr-Gregg, Maggie Dent, Andrew Fuller and Tim Sharp.

About the Author

Dr. Helen Street is an author, academic, and social psychologist whose work with Australian schools is internationally acclaimed. She is an honorary research fellow with the School of Graduate Education at the University of Western Australian, an adjunct research consultant for the health department of Western Australian, and cochair for the Positive Schools conferences. She is perhaps best known for her work as the psychologist for Network Ten’s The Circle.

Neil Porter is the founding member and cochair of the National Australian Positive Schools Initiative; a cofounder of the Positive Times, an online magazine for educators; and the director of Wise Solutions mental health assessment services for schools.



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A change making book for parents


from Perth, Au


  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written


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    A great way to see what is trending in positive education with experts in the field. Full of creative and practical ideas to help even the busiest parents. I found this easy to read and a fresh and positive approach to many of the issues I face as a parent in todays world

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    ISBN: 9781922089793
    ISBN-10: 1922089796
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 224
    Published: 28th May 2014
    Publisher: Fremantle Press
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.3  x 1.1
    Weight (kg): 0.33