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Flourish: Positive Education Conference

David Tranter, PhD

Dr. David Tranter has been teaching and working in mental health, well-being, and education for over 30 years. 

As a researcher, professor and the Scientific Director for the Centre for Relationship-Based Education, he works widely with educators to support students at all grade levels to reach their highest potential. He is a dynamic, thought-provoking, and entertaining speaker, who has challenged educators across the country to think differently about their role, and to understand the needs of students on a deeper level. 

David is the co-creator of the Relationship-Based Approach to Education, a pedagogical framework that promotes both student well-being and academic achievement. His new book, “The Third Path: A Relationship-Based Approach to Student Well-Being and Achievement”, published by Nelson is now available. More information about his work through The Centre for Relationship-Based Education can be found at www.relationshipbasedschools.com.
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With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.