Student Well-Being

Proxy Indicators


Discuss which proxy indicators may be the most appropriate measures of student well-being in the particular schools in your context and complete the table below. Be sure to consider the gender differences in the ways in which children may express or demonstrate well-being and to ensure that any indicators and MoV selected would adequately reflect the experiences of either boys and/or girls.



Means of Verification

Sense of Belonging

E.g., children playing in groups at break-time

E.g., playground observation form

Sense of Control



Feelings of Self-Worth



Personal Attachments



Relationships with Peers



Intellectual Stimulation



Sense of Safety



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