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We all want our children to be happy

Positive Education is a new whole school approach at BBIS, inline with Positive Psychology, to put well-being at the core of all our educational programs. Robust mental health is key to keep our children balanced and to truly let them flourish. In our new program we teach scientifically proven methods to blend well-being, character strengths, resilience and academic knowledge together. We are the first international school in Germany to train all staff and students in our E.N.G.A.G.E. curriculum and to add a positive education class to our time table.

Positive Education teaches:

  • how to develop inner strengths,
  • how to be at your best for yourselves and others,
  • how to learn from setbacks and
  • how to live a good and meaningful life.

Here at BBIS, we

"Academic knowledge is obsolete if we don’t know how to look after ourselves. According to the WHO, depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. Mental health skills are fundamental for leading a happy and successful life. They need to be trained like Maths and English."                                                                                                                            Elke Paul