SET Planning – A Strengths Approach

“No more awkward careers conversations”

Suitable for Teachers, Guidance & Careers Staff, Executive Staff

For further information phone Ross Carlyon on 0410 359 774

This One Day Strength Potential Professional Development Workshop provides a dynamic way to incorporate the best of positive psychology and the strengths movement into SET Planning at your school.


SESSION THREE:  The Strengths Assessment

Complete the Gallup StrengthsFinder© assessment online.

Consider your results.

SESSION FOUR:   The Suncoast Experience

How a Strengths Approach is working at Suncoast Christian College.

SESSION ONE: SET Planning – The Theory

Why SET Planning?  What exactly is it supposed to achieve?

SESSION TWO:   A Strengths Approach

Positive Education and the Strengths Approach.

What does this approach look like?

Why should my school consider it?


Ross Carlyon BA, Dip Ed, MEd Studies, Dip School Admin

Ross has been involved for over 40 years in schooling, having worked in government and non-government sectors in Australia and overseas, both as a teacher and as an administrator.  He is currently President of Strength Potential Incorporated, a non-profit organisation dedicated to enabling individuals and teams to develop their potential by focusing on their unique strengths.

Garth Reid BMin, Grad Dip Ed, Dip Youth Work, Dip Journalism

Garth has 21 years’ experience working in government and non-government schools in NSW and Queensland.  He brings to this workshop a focus on student welfare and pastoral care.  Garth is currently Director of Student Development at Suncoast Christian College where he has successfully pioneered the Strengths approach.