A low sense of belonging is associated with negative behaviours including misbehaviour, drug and alcohol use at school, violence and dropping out of school.
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When students feel accepted and respected by their teachers and peers, they will actively engage in academic and non-academic activities.
Positive education pairs traditional schooling with positive psychology interventions to improve wellbeing.
Positive education pairs the traditional focus of schools on academic achievement with positive psychology interventions to support student wellbeing.
While more information on schools isn’t a bad thing, it won’t lift outcomes.
Expecting the My School website to improve learning outcomes assumes that parents will see a drop in results and move their child to the other school down the road - but markets in education just don't work like this.