It prepares students with life skills such as self-awareness, grit, optimism, emotion regulation, mindfulness and positive habits. The concept of positive education is based on the science of happiness and mental well-being. It helps to promote character development, optimal functioning, learning, and resilience. Under the concept of positive education, schools are viewed as places where students not only develop their intellectual minds but also cultivate a broad set of character strengths, virtues, and competencies. All these attributes together support a student's well-being.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the growing field of positive education. Researchers and practitioners working in the fields of positive psychology, education and school psychology will benefit alike from it.