Journal Articles

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Hi index (Google Scholar) = 11


White, M. A., & Kern, M. L., (2018). Positive education: Learning and teaching for wellbeing and
academic mastery. International Journal of Wellbeing, 8(1), 1-17. doi:10.5502/ijw.v8i1.588.


White, M. & Kern. M. L. (2017). Wellbeing: if you treasure it you will measure it. Independence Journal of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia, Vol 42, No 2, pp. 50-54.

White, M. (2017). Welfare to Wellbeing: Australian education’s greatest challenge. Australian Educational Leader, 31(1), 18-22.


White, M. (2016). Why won’t it Stick? Positive Psychology and Positive Education. Psychology of Well-Being: Theory, Research & Practice, 6(1), 1. doi:10.1186/s13612-016-0039-1.


Waters, L. E., & White, M. (2015). Case study of a school wellbeing initiative: Using appreciative inquiry to support positive change. International Journal of Wellbeing, 5(1), 19-32.

Kern, M., Waters, L., Adler, A., & . White, M. (2015). A multidimensional approach to measuring well-being in students: Application of the PERMA framework, The Journal of Positive Psychology, 10:3, 262-271. DOI:10.1080/17439760.2014.936962

White, M., & Waters, L. E. (2015). A case study of ‘The Good School’: Examples of the use of Peterson’s strengths-based approach with students. Special Edition. Christopher Peterson Memorial Issue. Journal of Positive Psychology., 10:1, 69-76.


Kern, M., Waters, L. E., Adler, A., & White, M. (2014). Assessing Employee Well-being in Schools using a Multifaceted Approach: Associations with Physical Health, Life Satisfaction, and Professional Thriving. Psychology (PSYCH).


Waters, L., White, M., & Murray, S. (2012). Using Appreciative Inquiry to lead whole school change. Cooperrider, D (ed.) ‘The Appreciative Inquiry Summit: Exploration into the Magic of Macro-Management and Crowd-sourcing’. AI Practitioner: International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry, 2012.

White, M. (2004) An Australian Co-educational Boarding School: A Sociological Study of Anglo-Australian and Overseas Students’ Attitudes from their own Memoirs. International Education Journal Vol 5, No 1. pp. 65-78.

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