BUILDING RESILIENCE, WELLBEING AND LEADERSHIP FOR SECONDARY STUDENTS
UPP specialises in helping every student become their best by developing growth mindsets, grit, wellbeing and leadership.
Topics covered by UPP for Secondary schools are listed below:
Schools vary in the approach that they take towards implementation. Setting up a plan for successful implementation at your school is critical.
For more details relevant to your school context or to discuss the approach that might work best, please contact us.
Praise for UPP
"The UPP program is dynamic, highly engaging, relevant and meaningful to our students and staff. I highly recommend Luke and the UPP team." Wayne Chapman- Deputy Principal- Mary MacKillop College.
"Memorable, engaging, motivating, challenging, thought-provoking. The UPP whole day workshop had it all. The integration and presentation of research to support the commentary was received extremely well by students and staff. The format of the day carefully sequenced to intersperse high-energy parts with reflective counterparts. Every person walked away with a unique ‘take-home’ memory to give further thought." Natasha Podoliak- Director of Middle Schooling- Brisbane Boys College.
"Very, very engaging- the students responded really positively well to you. You related to them and they related to you." Year 11 teacher- Southern Cross Catholic College.
"Super engaging and simple messages that are easy to implement straight away to influence people." Year 11 Teacher- Pacific Pines SHS
"Presenters were engaging, approachable and pitched the presentation at our year 7's well. The messages were well received by our students." Chris Humphrys- Transition Coordinator- Padua College, Kedron.
"This was an excellent day! The activities were great, the information is relevant and it is so valuable in the lives of our students." Laura Finn- Year 8 Pastoral Leader- Trinity College, Beenleigh
"I would just like to say that I really enjoyed your talk on Monday night and the general consensus from students was that you were their favourite speaker on the leadership camp." Liana Tufuga-Mika- Teacher- Southport SHS
"A great combination of input and activities that were relevant to students. Very engaging." Year 9 teacher- Mt Maria College, Mitchelton
"Would recommend UPP personnel to any senior school group." Year 12 Teacher- Trinity College, Beenleigh
"Activities were really good- students were engaged and thoroughly enjoying themselves." Year 11 Teacher- Pimpama State College
“UPP provided a very professional, engaging and interactive leadership camp where students developed and improved a number of individual and team building qualities. It was such a great experience and (two weeks later) the students have not stopped talking about it! This camp has definitely been a fortunate stepping stone in developing fantastic leaders in our Year 11 cohort.” Danielle Kelly, Year 11 Coordinator, St Eugene College, Burpengary
"Excellent points made with a great mix of information and activities. Resources to support the course are well developed too." Andrew Duncan- Year 7 teacher- Padua College, Kedron.
"A great mix of information giving and physical activities to illustrate the point being made. Student were engaged from the outset of camp, until the end." Year 11 teacher- St Benedicts College, Mango Hill.
"The only leadership presentation that is able to keep the students engaged and entertained after two long days of camp activities." Ashley Hinds- Year 11 Teacher- Helensvale SHS @ Gold Coast Northern Collegiate Leadership Summit