The Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) brings together the world’s leading researchers and theorists to conduct rigorous, multi-disciplinary research.

Our goals

Through our research we aim to:

  • address critical educational and psychosocial issues
  • translate theory and research into effective policy and practice, and
  • demonstrate how people can not just succeed - but flourish and thrive.

Our projects

We have a number of current and past projects focusing on areas such as well-being in healthcare, student engagement in early secondary school, improving indigenous students' learning outcomes and solving real world problems with mathematics.

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Research instruments

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Collaborative Partnerships

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Our research

Indigenous Game Changers

Indigenous Game Changers' purpose is to enable Indigenous children, youth and communities to, not just succeed, but thrive.

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Motivation & Behaviour

This program focuses focused on understanding human motivation and behaviour for the promotion of human wellness.

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Educational & Developmental Psychology

This research steam explores the factors that allow humans to flourish and to contribute to their community and society.

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North Sydney NSW 2060

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North Sydney NSW 2059