01 Mar Positive psychology applied to education – happiness in schools
Suddenly, happiness is not just something schoolkids daydream about in the five minutes before recess: it is a deeply serious endeavour and on its way to becoming a core principle of teaching and learning.
Thanks to the zeal of one of the country’s oldest private schools, a wave of “positive education” is sweeping Australian classrooms, from state primaries to Catholic colleges. If it hasn’t reached your child’s school yet, get ready.
To read more about applications of positive psychology in schools, and particularly at Geelong Grammar in Victoria, Australia – click here
To find more about what we, here at The Happiness Institute, are doing to help teachers apply the principles of positive psychology – email email@example.com