“ We can not become what we want to be by remaining what we are ”

Marshman Foundation

Marshman Foundation is the research and development arm of Youth Opportunities. Working in consultation with Youth Opportunities, Marshman Foundation brings skills and knowledge in, education & training, psychology and information technology and ensures the Personal Leadership Program remains relevant and effective to young people and schools.

The Personal Leadership Program is developed based on extensive research in the fields of:

  • Positive psychology
  • Cognitive psychology and behaviour therapy
  • Habit formation and neuroscience
  • Developmental psychology
  • Transformational learning theory
  • Personal development theory
  • Motivational theory
  • Philosophy

With a focus on innovation, quality, flexibility and sustainable outcomes, in the last 5 years Marshman Foundation has:

Reviewed and redeveloped the Personal Leadership Program


Developed a student online program, Thrive, for teacher-led school curriculum.
Thrive Student is now available. For more information on this program go to yothrive.org.au

Researched and trialled an Educator online program to be launched in 2018.