Positive student-teacher relationships benefit students' long-term health.

Teens that feel supported by their teachers enjoy better health in their adult years.

Positive student-teacher relationships benefit students' long-term health.
Positive student-teacher relationships benefit students' long-term health

by Korea University

Main titles

  • Good relationships with teachers are more important than peer relationships.
“This research suggests that improving students’ relationships with teachers could have important, positive and long-lasting effects beyond just academic success. It could also have important health implications in the long run.” - Jinho Kim, PhD, assistant professor, Korea University.

Student-teacher relationships and long-term health

  • The study implies that schools should train teachers to build more warm and supportive relationships with their students.

Source: American Psychological Association