• Introduction
  • A Measure Suited for Your School
  • Measures of Child Wellbeing
  • Measures of Child Wellbeing at School
  • Measures of Adult Wellbeing
  • Measures of Adult Wellbeing at Work
  • Measures of Cultural Wellbeing
  • Other Resources
  • Download
  • Translations
  • Flourishing Scale (FS)

    This measure is for adultsThis is a free measure

    The Flourishing Scale measures wellbeing by the PERMA model, modified to include self-esteem, purpose, and optimism. This scale contains eight items. It is reliable and valid and has been shown to be appropriate for any adult. If it is used in any publication, proper citation is required. We recommend visiting Ed Diener’s website for information and articles on this and other scales.

    Pros for Schools

    Cons for Schools

    Valid and reliable
    Translations available

    Possibly too short for robust understanding (8-items)
    Not specific to workplaces

    Suggestions for Further Research

    Diener, E. (n.d.). https://eddiener.com/ 

    Diener, E., Wirtz, D., Tov, W., Kim-Prieto, C., Choi, D., Oishi, S., & Biswas-Diener, R. (2009). New measures of well-being: Flourishing and positive and negative feelings. Social Indicators Research, 39, 247-266.

    MIDSS. Flourishing Scale (FS). Measurement Instrument Database for the Social Sciences. www.midss.org/content/flourishing-scale-fs-0

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    Access it online or download it at https://edtechbooks.org/wellbeing/FS.