What Research Says About Faculty and Staff Wellbeing
Teacher stress results in rising cortisol (stress hormone) levels in students.
Oberle & Schonert-Reichl, 2016
Teaching is ranked as one of the three professions with the highest reports of stress and depression.
78% of teachers report feeling physically & emotionally exhausted at the end of the day.
Briner & Dewberry, 2007
Now Is the Time to Focus on Positivity and Wellbeing.
To develop positive and resilient students, you need to have positive and resilient adults who teach and support them. Many school leaders know this but don't know how to make it happen.
That's where we come in.
The Positivity Playground Community
A proactive global network of international schools moving forward together to build positivity and wellbeing for leaders, teachers, and staff members.
We're bringing together international school leaders, teachers, and staff to learn, apply, and share evidence-based positive psychology practices that will strengthen you personally and help you build wellbeing in your school communities.
The Positivity Playground will help you and your faculty/staff...
Navigate life's ups and downs feeling strong, confident, calm, and optimistic
Be energised by a positive and supportive global network of peers
Contribute creatively to building wellbeing in your school community
As a member of the Positivity Playground, you'll...
Spend more time building upon what's right with you instead of trying to fix what's "wrong"
Improve your ability to generate multiple, flexible pathways to achieving your goals
Increase your self-confidence so you'll handle challenges & new situations with a "can-do" attitude
Build your coping and "bounce-back" muscles to help you grow through difficult circumstances