David Bott is the Associate Director of the Institute of Positive Education based at Geelong Grammar School. David helps lead one of the world’s most experienced teams dedicated to research, development and training in the field of Positive Education. David has been involved in training thousands of teachers from hundreds of schools around the world in designing, implementing and sustaining individual and whole-school approaches to wellbeing. David also consults with some of the world’s leading schools to help guide wellbeing vision and strategy.
David’s current role follows three years as Head of Positive Education at Geelong Grammar where he led the School’s wellbeing programme across four campuses and headed the School’s Psychology Department. David also taught for five years in the UK, where he was Head of Psychology at Aldenham School and co-authored ‘Teach Positive: Applying the Science of Positive Psychology in the Classroom’.
David lives with his wife, son and daughter on the Corio campus of Geelong Grammar School.