St Margaret Mary's College

Positive Education - PERMA

What is PERMA?

The PERMA Model was designed by Martin Seligman with five core elements of psychological well-being and happiness.

...these five elements contribute to helping people reach a life of fulfillment, happiness, and meaning.

The six virtues all contain Character Strengths. The twenty-four Character Strengths are morally valued personal traits which make up who you are as a person. To find our your signature character strengths, take the free Youth Survey at VIA Survey

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The six virtues that positive education nutures and promotes are Wisdom and Knowledge, Courage, Humanity, Justice, Temperance and Transcendence.

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P for PERMA
P for Positive Emotion
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E for Engagement
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R for Relationships
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M for Meaning
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A for Accomplishments
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Designed by Year 10 Student, Ciel Elliott 2018.