At UPP, we are committed to every student, becoming their best through building growth mindsets, building grit, building wellbeing and building leaders. Our exceptional incursions and online lesson plans are specifically designed to support schools on their journey.


  • we build growth mindsets.
  • we build grit.
  • we build wellbeing.
  • we build leadership.




We have a number of different options for schools, including online lesson plans, multiple short presentations during Pastoral Care lessons, full day programs and camp programs. Your school can become a leader in evidence-based Pastoral Care by taking on a whole school approach to building growth mindsets, grit, wellbeing and leadership with UPP. Ask us how.

Contact us today to work out the best model for your school.

Really dynamic presentations with a fabulous balance and variety of activities. Very powerful in engaging our students.
— Berni Sligar- Middle School Coordinator- Brigidine College, Indooroopilly
Great presentation. Excellent variety between theory and activity. Engaging and relevant.
— Anthony Hayward- House Master- St Joseph's, Gregory Terrace.

Praise for UPP

"UPP really strikes a chord with students. Presenters use the best of teaching techniques to leave a lasting, practical and positive impact on young people. Real strategies. Real world. Real life." Christine Clarke- Principal- Mary MacKillop College, Nundah.

"Pete and Hogan were amazing to say the least. They had the students eating out of their hands. Loved the stories and activities that related to the students." Jennie- Career Officer- Kings Christian College, Gold Coast

A great day that engaged the students from start to finish. It really reinforced our vision for learning. The group activities were well set up and both facilitators were fantastically engaging, getting the most out of our students." Maria Gould- Junior Years Leader- Emmaus College, Jimboomba.

 "Amazing message with practical examples kids relate to. Great to see all kids interacting and engaging in content. You have a great rapport with the kids. Thank you for unlocking this thinking for our students."- Year 6 teacher- All Saints School.

"A great mix of engaging activities that stimulated deep thinking about leadership and how they can make an impact at their school." Year 11 Teacher- Coombabah State High School @ Gold Coast Northern Collegiate Leadership Summit

"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.

"Positive, achievable motivation that inspired our students to be their best. Excellent."- Pip Walsh- Year 5 Teacher- Coomera Rivers State School

"The facilitators complemented each other and the mix of reflection and action was spot on- very powerful messages presented in a most engaging way." Alison Bates- APRE- St Eugene College.