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Spreading happiness across schools

Spreading a message of positivity and happiness among schools, Her Excellency Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness interacted with students and teachers at the latest What Works event hosted by Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).

Ohood Al Roumi thanked schools in Dubai for promoting happiness and wellbeing as she said, “We are proud of Dubai’s private school sector and their contribution to happiness and wellbeing of our society. Our international schools represent the world and we can have a positive impact as global citizens.”

Showcasing innovative projects and sharing their ideas for a happier future – educators, students, governors and parents pledged their support to spread happiness in the community at the event.

Ohood Al Roumi said, “Everyone can play their part by choosing happiness as a way of life. We are united in our journey to become one of the happiest countries in the world and when we work together, we can be a catalyst for change. A nation that produces balanced happy members of society contributes to the wellbeing of our planet – more than any other effort combined. Let us work together to teach our younger generation how to embrace positivity and achieve happiness.”

Dr Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of KHDA said, “Our What Works events have inspired the education community to adopt positive practices and create a culture of happiness among students, teachers and school leaders. Happiness is the tool with which we can achieve our goals and work towards national agenda goals. We are committed to positively influence schools and unite our efforts to bring together more people in our journey towards happiness.”

More than 600 school leaders, teachers and students attended What Works Happiness hosted at Emirates Aviation University.

– KHDA Media