Dr Helen Street is a world-leading educational consultant and applied social psychologist. She is the founder of both Positive Schools and Contextual Wellbeing, a consultant to schools worldwide, a best-selling author and an honorary fellow at The University of Western Australia.
With a passion for educational reform and for challenging the status quo, Helen has become known as a pioneer in the development and support of long-term learning engagement and well-being through the development of whole school systemic change and development.
Over the past twenty years, Helen has worked with schools in Europe, the UK, Australia and SE Asia, and has published four books, several book chapters and more than 100 articles and academic papers supporting the well-being of young people. Her first book 'Standing Without Shoes' includes a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Her fourth book, ‘Contextual Wellbeing - creating a positive school from the inside out’ has become an international best-seller in education.
In 2009, Helen co-founded Positive Schools with Neil Porter. Positive Schools includes the highly respected and well-loved Positive Schools conference series across Australia and SE Asia; the Positive Schools Online professional learning platform for all educators, and; the Positive Schools Coaching and Consultancy service supporting Contextual well-being in schools.
She will be releasing her fifth book, a personal account of resilience, in late 2023.