Happy, healthy and confident young people are vital in securing a strong future for Queensland. Read more >
Wellbeing is both central to learning and an outcome of learning. It is multidimensional and characterised by feeling well and functioning well. Read more >
Wellbeing is enhanced when it is embedded in the curriculum and taught by the regular classroom teacher. Read more >
A suite of resources including webisodes by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg are available to support schools in implementing the learning and Wellbeing Framework and to provide parents with practical strategies for supporting the wellbeing of their children. Read more >
Principals and school staff support student wellbeing by providing challenging, interactive and engaging learning experiences and by nurturing relationships with families and the wider community. Research on resilience shows that a sense of belonging is critical for young people's wellbeing. School communities recognise this and create a supportive and inclusive environment. Students are also encouraged to support their own wellbeing by becoming actively involved in their school and community.
The Learning and Wellbeing Framework guides schools in developing a school-wide positive learning culture that enhances student mental health and emotional and social wellbeing. The framework supports all Queensland state schools to:
Optimising wellbeing within the school context requires a whole-school approach that covers practices in four domains:
This page was last reviewed on 09 Jul 2015 at 03:50PM