The knock-on effects of the pandemic continue to affect young people’s mental health.1 Research shows that creating a joyful, comfortable learning environment can help motivate students and reduce stress.2
Combining modern yellows and soft lilacs, the Dulux Trade uplifting colour story is perfect for creating a friendly feel in a school building. These joyful tones can add personality to an assembly hall, corridor or classroom without overpowering the space, and create a welcoming backdrop.
1"COVID-19 pandemic triggers 25% increase in prevalence of anxiety and depression worldwide, and the pandemic has affected the mental health of young people." WHO, March 2022.
2“When we scrub joy and comfort from the classroom, we distance our students from effective information rocessing and long-term memory storage.” Judy Willis, neurologist quoted in A Space for Joy, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Summer 2022