Course Description

Exploring Personal Growth

Exploring Personal Growth is a course run by Malahide Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 7 weeks. For more information about Exploring Personal Growth at Malahide Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.


Course Description:

An Introduction to a Transformative Personal Growth Strategy using the power of beliefs, values and attitude based on the recently published book “Becoming Your Best Possible Self” by Gerard Morgan

 7 weeks Course –

Week 1 – Introduction, Context and A model for Taking Action, Key Take Aways

Week 2 – Components of the Model – Beliefs

                    Common Limiting Beliefs, Overcoming Limiting Beliefs, Empowering Beliefs, 

                    Key Take Aways

Week 3 – Components of the Model- Values

                    Values, How to Discover Values, Life Purpose, Key Take Aways

Week 4 – Components of the Model – Mindset and Attitudes       

                   Examining Your Key Attitudes to Self

                    Attitude to Self Talk, Present, Goals, Gratitude, 

                    Attitude to Creativity, Action and Habits, Key Take Aways 

Week 5    Examining Your Key Attitudes to Situations

                    Attitude to Failure, Opportunity, Change and Productivity     

                    Attitude to Communication, Fear, Learning, Key Take Aways

Week 6    Examining Your Key Attitudes to Others

                    Attitude to Service, Negotiations, Money, Letting Go,

                    Attitude to Relationships, Seeking Help, Key Take Aways

Week 7Putting it all together – Becoming Your Best Possible Self

                  Mind Map, Conclusion

Course Day & Time: Tuesday evening 7.30 – 9.00 pm

Start Date: 17/09/24

Cost: €70

Course Format: In class with tutor (Maximum of 15 students)

Duration: 7 weeks

Enrolment: Will open on Monday the 12th of August at 11am. You can enrol online then by clicking on the Easy Payments Plus button.

Tutor: Gerard Morgan

Teaching, learning and service has been a consistent theme in his life over the past 40 years. He was a business teacher for 3 years in a variety of secondary schools in Dublin. He moved from there to teach computers to Post Leaving Certificate students in Dublin. He published two computing books. From there he went into management roles of Deputy Principal and Principal of two Further Education Colleges for 20 years. He also lectured Higher Diploma in Education students in Maynooth University. For several years he was also the CEO of a Vocational Education Committee (VEC) now an Education and Training Board (ETB) and was responsible for many schools and Education centres. He also has over 40 years experience in the voluntary sector volunteering for a scouting organisation, a national mental health charity and other community groups. He held senior leadership roles in these organisations for many years. He is now happily retired. 

He has a passion for Personal Development and the growing evidenced-based science of Positive Psychology and its application for the betterment of all. His career in education and personal development over the past 40 years has given him a unique insight into the development needs of people. A graduate of Business, Computing and Education from University College Dublin and DIT, B.Comm, H.Dip Ed., Dip.O.Ed., AMBCS, M.Ed (specializing in Educational Psychology). He also completed an Advanced Diploma in Executive and Personal Coaching with Distinction.

He recently published a book “Becoming Your Best Possible Self” in October 2023. All profits go to Charity.




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Training ProviderMalahide Community School Adult Education
Course LocationMalahide, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course Start Date17/09/2024
Course Duration7 weeks
Course TimeTuesday 7.30 - 9.00 pm
Course Fee€70
Phone01 8460949
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