This research paper attempts to find out what the Vietnamese public secondary school stu-dents in Ho Chi Minh City understand their wellbeing. Speaking from the perspective of a Vietnamese national, the term wellbeing did not have an exact term or definition in Viet-namese language. By employing the concept of wellbeing in educational context, and with the help of the Vietnamese secondary school students, this paper aim finds out the defini-tion. The factors involving in the making are emotions, health, motives and effectiveness of 118 students from 3 different schools in the city.

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Huijsmans, Roy
Social Policy for Development (SPD)
International Institute of Social Studies

Minh Ngoc, Lam. (2021, December 17). Am I happy? how secondary school students in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) understand wellbeing. Social Policy for Development (SPD). Retrieved from