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Wellbeing in Educational Contexts

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Susan Carter

Cecily Andersen

Copyright Year: 2019

Publisher: University of Southern Queensland

Language: English

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Reviewed by Liz Watson, Associate Professor, Massachusetts Bay Community College on 5/29/20

If I could score a 3.5, I would. I feel like it’s missing thought on Maslows theories. It hit the mark understanding that individuals have different lives and challenges, in addition, should be viewed as the whole being. read more

Reviewed by Tasha Ford, Assistant Clinical Professor, Social Work, Bowling Green State University on 1/17/20

I found the text to be comprehensive in it’s layout of the index as it was consistent, making it easy to navigate to the topic one might want to read if they were opting to not read the entire text. The chapters covered the concept of wellbeing in... read more

Table of Contents

  • 1. Connecting And Activating Prior Knowledge
  • 2. Theoretical Conceptualisations of Wellbeing
  • 3. Policy, Frameworks and Legislation Informing a Focus on Wellbeing
  • 4. Contemporary Perspectives on the Impactors and Enablers to Wellbeing
  • 5. Pragmatic Applications of Embedding an Education Wide Focus on Wellbeing
  • 6. Ecological and Contextual Analysis of Wellbeing: in your context
  • 7. Conclusion

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  • About the Book

    Wellbeing in Educational Contexts

    About the Contributors


    Susan Carter is both an educational leader and an academic. She has been an educator in schools for over 25 years in a variety of
    roles: teacher; teaching principal; deputy principal; principal of a P-10 school; and as a principal of a large rural school. She has
    studied, education and two Master of Education degrees: one in special education, and the other in education theology. Her PhD
    research was in the area of how school Principals maintain their Subjective Well-Being. Her current research interests include:
    subjective well-being (SWB) in educational contexts; inclusion; social justice and school leadership.

    Cecily Andersen is an experienced educational leader. She has been an educator for over 40 years across a variety of roles:
    teaching, school leadership and district and regional educational leadership, within primary, secondary, inclusive education and
    Indigenous community settings across remote, rural and regional areas. Cecily Andersen’s research interests include social justice,
    wellbeing, leadership in complex contexts, and how school leaders use coaching and mentoring to build capacity in others.

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