Positive Education is an approach to education that
blends academic learning with character & well-being.
Preparing students with life skills such as: grit, optimism,
resilience, growth mindset, engagement, and
mindfulness amongst others.
Positive education is based on the science of well-being
Research has show that character traits +
well-being are malleable or ‘skill-like’ and
can be improved with good teaching and
While we should be cautious and continue to rigorously research
positive education – we believe that our students need new skills
to flourish in the 21st century. This report lays out what we know
from research, policy and practice.