A Forum About the Future of Education Design
When Ross Featherston was appointed headmaster of Brighton Grammar School in January 2014, he immediately put wellbeing on the agenda as one of the school’s strategic priority areas. Ross had witnessed the bene ts to students of including positive psychology and other wellbeing disciplines at Geelong Grammar, where he had previously taught.
Ross is passionate about developing a positive male culture. He believed that having a space that could be a focal point for the school’s wellbeing program would amplify its importance in the minds of the boys, staff and parents.
Before joining Brighton Grammar, Ross held a wide range of leadership roles in teaching and learning, and pastoral care, at Geelong Grammar, including director of the international baccalaureate program, head of humanities and head of history, as well as senior rowing coach and assistant coach of the First XVIII. He has also taught at Carey Baptist School and Melbourne Grammar School.