Self-esteem and education

Healthy self-esteem is a critical component of wellbeing and, as such, essential for students aiming to reach their full potential.  Keenly aware of the importance of supporting self-esteem in the Vocational Education and Training sector, the Canberra Institute of Technology has launched a program that uses a technology-based training porgram to improve academic self-esteem.  Read the full article for more information.

While this program may not strictlly be an example of positive computing, it illustrates a need, and highlights two important areas of application.  Firstly, self-esteem as a focus area and secondly, Education, for which positive computing has massive potential to support improved outcomes.