Wellbeing for primary school students – Building self-acceptance, emotional and mental resilience, empathy, friendships & more
Wellbeing for primary school students – presentations by award-winning author and illustrator, Josh Langley.
Entertaining school talks and seminars for primary school students. Josh can cover a wide range of topics relating to wellbeing for primary school students, including resilience, wellbeing, self-esteem, persistence, positive risk-taking, friendship, creativity, and curiosity.
Josh is based just south of Perth, Western Australia. He’s available to deliver his talks and seminars to schools across Australia – either in person, or online.
Who are Josh Langley’s wellbeing presentations for?
Josh is experienced at delivering his wellbeing talks and workshops to a wide range of children, aged 4 to 11.
All of Josh’s talks and workshops are designed to be inclusive. He also loves to deliver talks to students of diverse backgrounds, including gender, race, neurodiversity, and physical or mental disabilities.
About Josh Langley:
Josh has inspired thousands of school children with his powerful messages of wellbeing for students.
His talks are based on his books (see below). His funny and engaging presentations have been developed to compliment the health and wellbeing aspects of the Australian school curriculum as well as connecting with pastoral care policies.
Josh has also appeared at the Margaret River Young Readers Festival and Telling Tales Children’s Festival in Balingup. He’s also a popular guest speaker for Year 6 Graduation ceremonies for various primary schools.
Topics available in Josh’s wellbeing for primary school students presentations:
Schools can request Josh to focus on specific areas of interest to their students. Josh will tailor his presentations to the specific topics that are being discussed in the classroom, or to the particular topics of interest to a staff or parent group.
The following is a list of the key topics that Josh can address:
- Self-esteem (they are enough the way they are / they are important to the world).
- Self-acceptance and acceptance of others (it’s OK to be different).
- Self-awareness (how they can make friends with all their feelings – including big emotions like anger and anxiety!).
- Emotional wellbeing (how to build inner resilience and self-confidence).
- Resilience (mistakes are part of life).
- Persistence (how to find the opportunity in failure).
- Empathy (how to show care and compassion to others).
- Positive risk-taking
Josh’s presentations typically run for 40 to 60 minutes. Shorter, or longer sessions are available on request.
Want to book, or find out more about Josh’s presentations on wellbeing for primary school students?
“Josh’s workshops are engaging, entertaining and humorous. He addresses key issues at a level appropriate to the student’s ages, providing sound advice and tips for dealing with life’s big issues. We loved the quote “practice makes progress” and intend to make this a whole primary focus for the next term. We are looking forward to inviting Josh back.”
Kim Luk, Director of Positive Education , Geraldton Grammar
“The kids really enjoyed their sessions with you. You were highly entertaining and engaging!”
Brooke Gray, Year 2 Teacher, Beaconsfield Primary
“Josh is an inspirational speaker and a wonderful writer – we loved having him at our library event…will definitely book him again”
Karen, Capel Libraries
About Josh’s books on wellbeing for primary school students:
Josh Langley has released four books in his series on wellbeing for primary school students:
BEING WILDLY KIND – is an infectious, fun and hope-filled book packed full of ideas to build empathy and compassion in kids of all ages.
MAGNIFICENT MISTAKES AND FANTASTIC FAILURES – gives kids the tools to find their own inner resilience.
IT’S OK TO FEEL THE WAY YOU DO – won the 2018 ABIA Small Publishers’ Children’s Book of the Year. It’s one of the most recommended books on feelings for kids.
BEING YOU IS ENOUGH – Josh’s ground breaking first children’s book, Being You is Enough takes kids through the twelve most important things that a kid should know: This is a book they’ll keep for life.
WATCH Josh Langley’s video interview series – ‘Josh Langley gets to know’:
Josh has interviewed some amazing people on his ‘Josh Langley gets to know’ chat show – including other people represented by Nudge Productions!
“Josh chats with people at the forefront of kid’s mental health and wellbeing around the world. Casual, upfront and honest, Josh finds out what motivates these people to do what they do and why they keep going.”