The goal of the study is to understand the relationship between SSoC (School Sense of Community) and student well-being in distance learning and during the pandemic. The goal is also to understand the role of the school’s methodological choices on the same variables (well-being and SSoC), in a middle school which uses DADA method.
Data were collected using group interview and questionnaires with students (N = 70), and individual interviews with teachers and parents (N = 13). The research investigated the role of distance learning and its impact on school, SSoC and psychological (PWB) and social (MHC-SF) well-being.
The results show the importance of SSoC and transformative practices in building a school that promotes even in emergency situations actor’s well-being.
Keywords: School sense of community, social well-being, psychological well-being, COVID-19, transformative didactic, DADA method.