On Saturday WTAW founder Pauline Carrigan very gladly received a donation from Charlie Cook, President of the Aberdeen Highland Games. This is the third year in a row they have supported our work because they can see the impact it is having on the Upper Hunter community.
Today WTAW founders Pauline and Hilton Carrigan threw open the doors to their beautiful home and garden to host our student leadership team and their families for lunch and for the students to share their plans for improving wellbeing in the five Upper Hunter high schools.
We took great delight in banking a cheque today for a whopping $35,000from Albies College at University of New England. Albies make a commitment each year to fundraise for a nominated charity and in 2019 WTAW has benefitted from the great determination, generosity,...
We are indebted to Kirsty Hails from the Yellow Cottage for the work she has done to help develop Visible Wellbeing Training for early childcare teachers. More than 120 teachers from day care centres and pre-schools from across the Upper Hunter have completed this...
BurnBright you never disappoint!!! Today the leadership programme had 150 Year 10 students from our five Upper Hunter high schools totally captivated, totally in to it and totally buzzing with wellbeing.
If you’ve ever made a donation to WTAW or been to an event supporting our work, please keep reading to see how your contributions are making a difference.
It’s one thing to raise money to improve mental health, it’s another to roll up your sleeves and take action to help improve mental health. In the Upper Hunter we’re blessed to have both!
Last night Barley Ward-Thomas, a 52-year-old father of three and Stud Manager of Godolphin, was in Sydney for business and thought he’d make the most of the opportunity offered by WTAW to attend an information evening with Professor Martin Seligman who is widely regarded as the godfather of Positive Psychology.
A sight to behold…. 200 teachers continuing their training in Visible Wellbeing this morning. There’s another 200 teachers waiting in the wings to continue their training at a later date.
WTAW founder Pauline Carrigan was invited to speak at the International Positive Psychology Association’s conference in Melbourne last night. She was joined by Samantha Fragar from Muswellbrook High School and Shelby Lewis from Aberdeen Public School who WTAW is sponsoring to complete their Masters in Positive Psychology.