Bounce Back!
Wellbeing and Resilience Program



How to Access Bounce Back

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Complementing Resources



High Impact Teaching Strategies and Higher Order Thinking Strategies

Updated in 2018 this book is a positive education resource.  It outlines steps to use high impact teaching strategies and higher order thinking strategies that actively engage students in learning curriculum content as well as providing opportunities to teach the skills for social and emotional learning. For all grade/year levels, across all curriculums.


The PROSPER School Pathways for Student Wellbeing

Outlines seven evidence-informed pathways to guide schools in promoting student wellbeing; Provides case studies and practical examples of the seven school pathways in action; Reviews guidelines for developing student wellbeing policy at the school, system, national or international level.


Digital Resources


The 3rd Edition includes Reader+ the next generation eBook which is also available as a standalone purchase.

Reader+ contains digital resources, featuring:

  • a Science curriculum unit called Elasticity for each level

  • charts detailing the Australian Curriculum outcomes covered

  • interactive games and activities

  • worksheets

  • measurements for wellbeing and resilience

  • resources lists including books, poems, songs, movies and websites

  • downloadable parent and carer information for each unit



Toni Noble interviewed by Dr Denise Quinlan, Director of New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience Listen Here

Toni Noble interviewed by Michelle McQuaid: Is Perfectionism Wearing You Down? Listen Here

Published Articles

Noble, T. & McGrath, H. (2018). Making It Real and Making It Last! Sustainability of Teacher Implementation of a Whole-School Resilience Programme. (Chapter 17) In M.Wosnitza et al. (eds.). Resilience in Education. Concepts, Contexts and Connections. Springer International Publishing AG

Parent notes: Resilience: helping your child to ‘bounce back’

New pedagogies for social-emotional learning: lessons for positive education Noble, T & McGrath, H.

PROSPER: Our new framework for wellbeing: PROSPER is a road map for the evidence-based school and classroom practices that build student wellbeing and student engagement in learning and schools as supportive & connected communities.

To Repeat or Not to Repeat? WORDS: Journal of the Western Australian Primary Principals’ Association, Published July 2006

Teaching Resilience, helping kids bounce back Independent Education, November 2003

The Positive Educational Practices Framework: Toni Noble & Helen McGrath, Educational & Child Psychology 2008 Vol 25 No 2

Supporting positive pupil relationships: research to practice: Helen McGrath & Toni Noble, Educational & Child Psychology 2010 Vol 27 No 1

Integrating the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy With Multiple Intelligences: A Planning Tool for Curriculum Differentiation Noble, T (2004). Teachers College Record, Volume 106, Number 1, January 2004, pp. 193–211

Noble T. (2017) Positive Education at the Cross Roads: Important Sign Points for Going in the Right Direction. In: White M., Slemp G., Murray A. (eds) Future Directions in Well-Being. Springer, Cham  

Toni Noble & Helen McGrath (2015). PROSPER: A New Framework for Positive EducationPsychology of Well-Being, Theory,  Research and Practice. 5:2