Student Well-Being

Proxy Indicators

Activity:

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.

Category

Indicator

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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