Positive Education underpins Gabby’s work in schools building resilience in students and increasing their capacity to cope with challenges.
Some of the key points of this approach are:
- Generation of positive emotions in students
- Increased engagement with the curriculum through a focus on strengths
- The use of humour and novelty in the classroom
- A focus on building good relationships with students and their families.
Research shows that there are benefits to students through the use of a positive educational framework. Studies demonstrate an increased capacity to cope with challenges increased resilience. Humour use in the classroom can foster divergent thinking, increase creativity and improve retention.