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Programs & Camps For Schools

Healthier, Happier & More Sucessful Learners, Citizens & Young Leaders 

We Partner With You To Create The Highest Quality, Inspiring & Most Effective Programs 

Inspire Your Students To Develop Their Potential & The Personal Capabilities They Really Need  

The Highest Quality Programs - Leadership. Entrepreneurship. Wellbeing.  

 Personal & Social Development. School Camps & Outdoor Ed.  

"A genuinely revolutionary approach to developing student character and leadership"  - Principal, Pultney College &  Frm Deputy Principal, The Knox School 2020

"Our students and families love WELS programs…I highly recommend them" – Head Junior School, Kingswood College, 2016

"Probably the best experience of my life" - Participant 2017

"My daughter learnt and discovered new things about herself that she never knew" – Parent 2015

"Ben and WELS programs have a unique ability to engage and motivate young people to develop their talents and strive towards their goals" – Richard Tudor (OAM), Frm. Headmaster, Trinity Grammar School & Director MITS School - 2016

"The best program ever" - Participant 2017

"Every child and every school should run these programs" - Parent 2015

"Ben is a person and teacher of quality and commitment to your organisation" - Principal, Campbell High School - 2016    

"So inspiring and educational" - Participant 2015

Welcome Partner Schools,

Why should your school considering working in partnership with WELS and our unique programs?

This is our commitment to your school and your students:

  • Our programs will help you to develop healthier, happier and more successful learners, citizens and leaders

  • We work in partnership with your school, teachers and students to design and implement the highest quality, inspiring, innovative and most effective personal development and educational programs

  • Our programs inspire and assist young people to develop their unique potential and the essential personal and social capabilities expert research says they need to be successful, healthy and happy in our global, dynamic 21st century world

  • All our programs are designed and personalised to the specific goals, culture and requirements of your school, curriculum and students

  • We are the most collaborative, innovative, qualified, committed, ethical and professional partner to work with your students and  teachers

  • Our programs are run by highly qualified, inspiring, experienced and highly skilled educators, coordinators and facilitators

  • We design and run the highest quality, most innovative and highly effective programs in the following areas: wellbeing; leadership and personal development; entrepreneurship and social enterprise/service; personal and social development; school camps and outdoor ed.

  • Our programs are informed by current research and best practices in education, psychology and health

  • We offer highly effective mentoring, coaching and immersion based professional development for staff

 

If this sounds like the type of partner you would like to work with, then we like to speak to you to find out more about how we might be able to work in partnership with you.  Below is more information about what out current partner schools value about our unique programs and approach.

Partnerships To Create The Highest Quality, Inspiring, Most Personalised & Most Powerful Learning Experiences

We work in direct partnership with your school and teachers to develop the highest quality, inspiring and most effective personal development and educational programs and learning experiences for your students.   All our programs and learning experiences inspire and assist young people to be healthier, happier, and more effective learners, citizens and unique leaders.  We know each person and school is unique, so there is no such thing as one size fits all with us!  Yes, lots of people say it but we really do it!  One of the reasons why our programs are the highest quality and most effective learning experiences is because we work in partnership with your school to tailor every program we run to the goals, requirements and culture of your school, students and curriculum. 

 

Inspiring & Personalised Programs & Learning Experiences

We work in partnership with you to develop and tailor learning experiences and programs for students from Prep to Year 12.  All are programs are expertly designed so they are developmentally and age appropriate.  We specialise in developing new and innovative and personal development and educational programs from the ground-up, tailored to the goals, curriculum and culture of your students and school.  We specialise in working in partnership with you to personalise one of our highly successful and innovative personal development programs in our key areas of expertise:

  • wellbeing, relationships and resilience;

  • leadership and personal development;

  • entrepreneurship, social enterprise and applied creativity;

  • service learning;

  • personal and social development;

  • school camps;

  • outdoor education and sustainability.

 All our programs and and learning approaches are based on evidence and implement best practice and innovative learning and educational approaches. 

 

Flexibility to Choose and Tailor Programs Just Right For Your School & Students

We work in partnership with you develop and run the type of program that is just right for you and your students, this includes:

  • incursions and excursions;

  • part-day or full day programs;

  • multi-day programs;

  • camps;

  • term, year or multi-year personal development and educational programs across a range of personal and social capabilities areas, learning areas and disciplines. 

 

Outstanding & Inspiring Program Coordinators, Educators & Facilitators

We have an outstanding team of highly qualified, experienced, passionate, inspiring and skilled educators, facilitators and program coordinators.   Our highly experienced and skilled program coordinators and educators have developed and coordinated a number of highly effective and innovative new programs and learning experiences in a range of different school communities in Victoria, the ACT and NSW. 

 

Partnerships: We Are The Most Collaborative and Professional Partner For Your School

Schools, parents and participants tell us that we are the most collaborative, committed, innovative, highly qualified, ethical and professional partner to work with.  We have develop and run tailored programs for Primary and Secondary School in Victoria and around Australia.  Some of the partner schools we have had the privilege to work with include: Kingswood College, St Leonard's College, Camberwell Grammar, Ivanhoe Grammar, Huntingtower School, The Knox School, Wesley College, Trinity Grammar, The Independent Primary Schools Heads Association of Victoria (IPSHA), King David School, Yarra Valley Grammar, St Michael's Grammar, Templestowe College, Canberra Grammar School, Kilvington Grammar, Melbourne Grammar, Belcome Grammar, Christ Church Grammar, Campbell High School, Marcellin College, Yass Secondary School, Melbourne Girls' College, Noble Park English Language School and more.  Please speak with us to find out more about how we can work in partnership with you!  Below is more information on the programs we can develop and tailor for your school and students.

School Programs 

Please click on the button to learn more about the type of program you are interested in and then contact us to find out more.

 
Wellbeing & Resilience

Individual and collective wellbeing is at the heart of fostering healthy and thriving people, schools and communities.  A number of schools are exploring new ways to support and enhance the wellbeing, relationships skills, resilience and personal development of their students - and to apply and incorporate the emerging research in these fields.  We will work in partnership with you to develop and run innovative, engaging and evidence based wellbeing programs that are fully tailored to the goals and needs of your school and students.  We can develop, design and run:

  • Incursions & Excursions

  • Part Day & Full Day Programs

  • Multi-Day Programs

  • Tailored Extended Programs For a Term or Year

  • Camp Based Programs

  • Staff PD in this area

 
 Leadership

Authentic leadership is an ongoing process of personal and social development, exploration and learning.  Authentic leadership is a process of deeper self-understanding (leadership of self) and deeper understanding of how you relate to and influence others (leadership of others).  Every person is a leader and can lead themselves and influence others.  For young people to be happy, healthy, ethical and successful citizens, who will help to create fairer and better communities, then each young person needs to develop their unique leadership capabilities. 

 

Many schools and parents are looking for new approaches to enhance the leadership and teamwork development learning for students: the leaders of today and tomorrow.   If your school is dealing with behaviour issues, our leadership and personal development programs are likely to be highly beneficial.  As with everything we do, we work in partnership to develop, design and coordinate programs that are just right for your school, culture and students.   We tailor all our leadership and personal development programs to your goals, needs, culture and curriculum.   We can integrate our programs into the existing leadership structure and approach, any new directions you are exploring or any existing personal development and leadership development programs.  We develop the highest quality, most personalised and most effective leadership and personal development programs.  Leadership is an ongoing process of personal and social development and learning.  Therefore, at the heart of our unique approach, is participants learning through: authentic, hands-on, real experience; real projects and activities; experimentation, dealing with challenges and safe risk taking; and then reflecting on these experiences, with the support of highly skilled facilitators and educators.  We develop, design and run:

  • Incursions and Excursions

  • Part-Day Programs & Full Day Programs

  • Multi-Day Programs

  • Tailored Extended Programs For a Term or Year

  • Camp Based Programs

  • Staff PD in this area

 

 

 

Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise, & Service Learning 
 

Entrepreneurship and social enterprise is the process of using your passions, energy and capabilities to identify, develop and create new solutions to address real needs.  Creating real projects, real services, real activities, real events, real product, new enterprises, new business, new organisations that make the world a better place.  Our modern globalised world means that for young people to be happy, healthy and successful today, and in their future, they will have to be able to continue to develop their unique entrepreneurial capabilities.  Authentic and effective entrepreneurship and social enterprise learning is one of the most effective ways for young people to develop the 21st century personal and social values and capabilities that all schools and experts say young people need to develop.  We work in partnership with you to develop and coordinate the most authentic, highest quality and most effective entrepreneurship/social enterprise and creativity programs for young people.  Our programs are unique and highly effective learning experiences because young people learn the social and personal capabilities in entrepreneurship and social enterprise: by developing and working on real projects, products, services and enterprises; through real experiences and simulations; and, through highly skilled mentoring and coaching.   We can develop, design and run:

  • Incursions and Excursions

  • Day Programs

  • Multi-Day Programs

  • Extended Programs For a Term or Year

  • Staff PD in this area

 
 Incursions & Excursions 

Would you like to transform, add deeper learning, greater engagement, or bring new learning to any learning area, topic, inquiry or aspect of your curriculum?  We can work in partnership with you develop and run the highest quality, most innovative and highly engaging experiential style incursions, excursions and short programs, tailored to the specific goals and requirements of your school - and fully integrated into your curriculum and aligned to the Australia Curriculum. 

 
 School Camps, Outdoor Ed & Sustainability

Is your school looking for innovative, inspiring and holistic new approaches to your camps and outdoor ed programs?  Are you looking for programs that provide your students with powerful and life changing personal and social development outcomes and learning.  We work in partnership with your school and students to develop, design and run personal and social development focussed camps, outdoor ed and sustainability programs, tailored to the specific goals and needs of your school and students.  Yes - we really do it!   We can develop and run camps and programs for students of all ages and stages of their personal and social development (Junior Primary to Year 12).   We can develop, design and run:

  • day and residential camps;

  • bush or coastal overnight camps in a range of environments;

  • urban camps;

  • extended expedition style camps in a range of environments around Australia or internationally. 

Some of the key reasons why our programs are unique and so effective are:  1. they're designed in direct partnership with your school and students to achieve your goals; 2. participants can play a key lead role in helping to plan, design and lead almost all the key aspects of the camp, with highly skilled mentoring and support from the program coordinators; 3. our program coordinators are great to work with: collaborative, highly qualified and highly skilled at developing outstanding relationships with participants and staff; 4; they use and apply best practices in personalised learning, experiential learning and authentic project-based learning.

 
 Tailored Personal and Social Development Programs

You name it and we will work in partnership with you to develop, plan, run and evaluate the highest quality and most effective personal and social development learning experiences and educational programs.  We have worked with a number of schools and teachers to develop and coordinate personal and social development and educational programs, inquiries and courses tailored to the specific goals, culture, curriculum and requirements of your students and school.  All programs and learning experiences are designed to be integrated into your school’s curriculum and aligned with the Australia Curriculum.  We can develop programs for day, multiple days, term or year.  We can develop programs for a class, year level or whole school (Junior/Middle/Senior School).  We have developed and run highly successful programs across a range of personal and social capability areas and across a range of learning areas and topics - this has included: personal and social development; leadership and teamwork; wellbeing; positive relationships; communication and culture; entrepreneurship and creativity; ethics and decision making; learning strategies; science, maths and humanities programs; personalised learning journeys; project-based learning; sustainability and more.    We can develop, design and run:

  • Incursions and Excursions

  • Part-Day Programs & Full Day Programs

  • Multi-Day Programs

  • Tailored Extended Programs For a Term or Year

  • Camp Based Programs

  • Professional Development and Training For Staff