A comprehensive social and emotional learning program

Get Happier School Overview

Get Happier School Overview

Bringing together the best in practical and positive psychology, and effective teaching and learning processes.

A whole school approach where:

  • Children are taught the skills and mindsets to thrive in the 21st century…(emotional intelligence, resilience, self esteem and problem solving skills.)
  • You intentionally create a happy and mentally healthy environment for learning.
  • Teachers, children and parents are supported, and work together.
  • Happier children are engaged and achieving at optimal levels.
  • Everyone is empowered to take responsibility and be accountable for themselves.
  • You use a simple framework containing fun and colourful resources.
  • Problem behaviours are greatly reduced and children learn to get what they need in more effective ways.
  • A developmental and integrated program is used across all grade levels and complies with Australian SEL curriculum requirements.

Overview

Grade Prep & One

Students use the Ready, Set, Go! Story Books and Posters to learn about feelings and how to get along with each other. The learnings are consolidated through games and fun activities.

Teachers acquire a deeper understanding of behaviour and are able to create a great learning environment.

Resources

  • Ready, Set, Go! Story Books (Digital)
  • The Get Happier Toolbox card set
  • Comprehensive Teacher Guide
  • Posters

Grade 2 & 3

Teacher reads The Amazing Adventures of Doug Dragster to their students. The teacher leads the discussion as students complete the activities in their My Get Happier Travel Journal.

Students write, draw, create constructions and play games.

Resources

  • The Amazing Adventures of Doug Dragster story book
  • My Get Happier Travel Journal (students journal)
  • The Get Happier Toolbox card set
  • Comprehensive Teacher Guide (71 lessons including additional games and activities)
  • Posters

Grade 4 & 5

Students complete activities in Doug Dragster’s Magic Book to build their understanding of behaviour and further develop social & emotional skills.

Resources

  • Doug Dragster’s Magic Book (students journal)
  • Comprehensive Doug Dragster’s Magic Book Teacher Guide (43 lessons including additional games and activities)
  • The Get Happier Toolbox card set
  • Posters

Grade 6

Students work in teams to create projects to increase happiness in the school and community. They use their acquired knowledge and apply it to different projects and learn the skills of project management.

Resources

  • The Get Happier In Action Student Project Book (students journal)
  • Comprehensive Teacher Guide to The Get Happier In Action Project
  • Posters

For all parents in the school

Personal copy of Happy Parenting: Raising Positive and Empowered Kids

For Teachers & Schools

One or two day training for all staff

The Get Happier School

Committed to the genuine empowerment of the whole school community