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21st century schools : enhancing students’ mental health and well-being

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 authored by Cecily KnightCecily Knight, Bruce KnightBruce Knight
This chapter begins with a description of inclusion and the demands made on teachers to cater for a wide range of abilities and student behaviour in modern classrooms. A discussion follows on mental health with a focus on enhancing students’ well-being, with the construct of resilience used to promote positive qualities and highlight protective factors that enhance well-being. Finally, the Health Promoting Schools framework outlines the importance of schools in establishing a healthy environment that is conducive to learning.

History

Editor

Lynch D; Knight BA

Start Page

90

End Page

100

Number of Pages

11

ISBN-13

9781446702338

Publisher

AACLM Press

Place of Publication

Brisbane, Qld.

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics and Education; Learning and Teaching Education Research Centre (LTERC);

Era Eligible

Yes

Number of Chapters

9