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What is PosiSchools?

PosiSchools is an initiative designed to improve the mental health of children through educating participating students on the power of a positive mindset.

We believe that children need to be taught the power and importance of a positive mindset more than anyone. Their opportunity to establish positive thinking habits is critical for not just a child’s present, but also their future.  

PosiSchools is a 21 day program consisting of engaging content and classroom activities, featuring learnings and inspiring stories from some of Australia’s most renowned athletes.  

Supporting Community

At PosiSchools, our purpose is to lead a positive movement across Australian schools. We’re aiming to teach Australian children the importance of a positive mindset. Beyond this we want to make a difference to the broader Australian community.

Each participating student will receive a pair of PosiSchools’ Posisocks! 

For every pair of socks provided through PosiSchools, a pair of socks will also be given to someone of the homeless community – facilitated through our charity partner, Pass it On Clothing & Co.

In addition, for every student that participates, $1 will be donated to support Indigenous schools and communities.

Our Athlete Mentors

3× AFL PREMIERSHIP CAPTAIN

Trent Cotchin

3 x AFL Premiership Captain, Brownlow Medalist, All Australian AND MORE – Superstar Trent Cotchin takes his biggest leap yet and steps behind the camera, ready to help Australian kids set themselves up for a positive day.


TENNIS WORLD NO1

Ash Barty

Ash Barty went from Ipswich to Tennis World Number 1. Winning the Australian and French Open as well as Wimbledon, Barty credits her success to having a positive mindset.


OLYMPIC BMX SILVER MEDALIST

Sam Willoughby

Once one of the world’s best BMX riders, Sam Willoughby thought he’d lost it all. Now a tetraplegic he works as Australian Team Head BMX Coach, implementing a positive mindset and habits into his daily routine.


Our Positive Education Experts

The Wellbeing Distillery (TWD) is co-founded by Justin Robinson and David Bott – two of the world’s most experienced and respected wellbeing education practitioners.

Justin, David and the TWD team bring their experience to PosiSchools of working with leaders and educators from more than 1,000 schools globally to provide engaging, inspiring, and innovative wellbeing products and services that help better equip children and adults to navigate life successfully.


Justin Robinson is a life-long educator with a passion for enabling and nurturing wellbeing in others.  His qualifications include a Master of Education degree, a Certificate in Positive Psychology and an altMBA.  Justin is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education and is a global board member of the International Positive Education Network.

Justin was the inaugural Director of the Institute of Positive Education, based at Geelong Grammar School (GGS), Australia. For more than ten years he was instrumental in pioneering a sustained implementation of Positive Education. 

He has also trained thousands of educators around the world in designing evidence-informed approaches to wellbeing.  Justin applies his wealth of experience in the fields of wellbeing science, positive psychology, and character education to enable educators and organisations to benefit from this treasured wellbeing experience.

David Bott is an expert in applied wellbeing science who works with government organisations and some of the world’s leading schools to help guide wellbeing vision and strategy. David has supported thousands of educators from hundreds of schools around the world in designing and implementing system-level approaches to wellbeing and cultural change.

David is the Co-Founder of The Wellbeing Distillery, based in Melbourne, Australia and Co-Founder of Vidaly, based in Oklahoma, USA. David sits on the UAE Government’s Dubai Future Council for Education, is a Director on the PESA (Positive Education Schools Association) board, and has published in academic journals and industry periodicals. David’s bestselling book, 10 Things Schools Get Wrong: And How We Can Get Them Right was published in 2020.

David’s current work is informed by his five years as Associate Director at the Institute of Positive Education and his 15 years of practical teaching experience in Australia and the UK where he held senior pastoral and academic leadership positions.