PP in the Education sector

"Positive psychology can generate enormous effects in the context of education.
Currently, we see a great need for action regarding the psychosocial state of the education system, both for teachers and students (increasing burnout and depression rates, increased consumption of psychotropic drugs, ...).
The goal must be not only to increase the effectiveness of the education system, but also to create an education system that takes into account the well-being of the people who live and work in this context.
The chance of a redirection in the education system is not illusory, in Australia PP is already compulsory in school curricula."
Michaela Brohm-Badry (Professor of Teaching-Learning Research at the University of Trier, 2015)

Opportunities for the education sector through PP

  • Promoting wellbeing through supportive learning environment, mental health.
  • Focus on strengths and talents, realising potential, self-confidence and self-efficacy
  • Increasing resilience, dealing with stress, pressure and challenges
  • Promoting positive relationships, class community, empathy, cooperation
  • Promoting meaningful learning, meaningful activities, interests in line with values