Journal article

Systematic Review of Adolescent Conceptions of Success: Implications for Wellbeing and Positive Education

Anneliese Gill, Kylie Trask-Kerr, Dianne Vella-Brodrick

Educational Psychology Review | SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS | Published : 2021

Abstract

Identifying different conceptions of success and how these relate to wellbeing is an important area of research. These insights would be especially beneficial for young people who can be guided through school education to reflect on core values, life goals, and indices of success to promote aspirations that will be conducive to wellbeing. Through a systematic review of the empirical and grey literature, we identify and review 17 studies investigating secondary-school students’ (12–18 years) success conceptions and their association with various components of wellbeing. Results indicate that this area of research has received scant attention in the literature. Nevertheless, there is prelimina..

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