Happiness revolution spreading through our schools

//Happiness revolution spreading through our schools

This article from The Age looks at how schools are increasingly turning to positive psychology as part of their programs.

A happiness revolution is sweeping through Victorian schools.

At Heathmont College in Melbourne’s east, students calculate “happy fractions”, fill out online surveys to determine their “superpowers” and have daily discussions about all the positive things they’ve experienced.

It’s part of a “positive education” movement which aims to teach students and teachers how to be resilient and flourish. It hopes focusing on people’s strengths protects them from depression.

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