Policy Development for Student Wellbeing

  • Toni NobleEmail author
  • Helen McGrath
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research book series (BRIEFSWELLBEING)


This chapter reviews the common objections and potential risks attached to a student wellbeing policy and the importance of taking an evidence-informed approach. An overview of the benefits of a student wellbeing policy is then presented, followed by guidelines/actions for developing a student wellbeing policy at the school, system, national and international levels.


School policy Student wellbeing International policy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Positive Psychology and EducationAustralian Catholic UniversityStrathfieldAustralia
  2. 2.School of EducationDeakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia

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