Across School Facilitators: Gus Shirley and Andrew Ricciardi
“Research tells us that wellbeing, or lack of it, has a clear influence on student learning.
When our young people feel safe and supported in their school environment they are more engaged and ready to learn.” (Iona Holsted, Secretary for Education, New Zealand, 2017.)
5 Elements of Well-being
(Dr. Martin Seligman's PERMA model)
P – Positive Emotions
Feeling positive emotions such as joy, gratitude, interest, hope.
E – Engagement
Being fully absorbed in activities that use your skills yet challenge you.
R – Relationships
Having positive relationships.
M – Meaning
Belonging to and serving something you believe is bigger than yourself.
A – Accomplishment
Pursuing success, winning achievement and mastery.