The Southport School (Qld)
Greg Wain has been headmaster of The Southport School for the past 12 years and has introduced a number of innovative programs. Those have included programs in positive psychology, wellbeing, habits of mind and heart, thinking skills and leadership. His current strategic priorities include the creation and implementation of a world-class ‘Learning to Lead’ program for students in Years 7 to 9, with the goal of developing their academic abilities, 21st century leadership skills and intelligent dispositions. It will include positive psychology courses, thinking skills, Habits of Mind, and a Chinese living, language and culture program. Another priority for Wain is the implementation of a program that will invest in developing teachers to ensure the school grows as a learning organisation in which all staff seek feedback, reflect on practice, and are continually learning.