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Student morale

In a workplace, morale is the level of happiness and job satisfaction felt by those who work there. It also indicates how well the values of the people who work there match those of the workplace culture.

From the work of David McLelland, Yvonne Willich and Karen Stammers developed the accompanying diagram depicting the three main impacts on morale.

For high morale to thrive, each student and employee needs to experience

  1. A sense of achievement

  2. A sense of influence, and

  3. A sense of affiliation

To access an example of a school-based student morale policy, use the link below.

A Venn diagram of high morale
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