Oct 16
Positive Psychology in Schools

There’s increasing coverage in the UK media of the so-called “Happiness Lessons” which are finding their way into the school curriculum, not all of it helpful in explaining how the application of Positive Psychology can be beneficial in schools. This article from the Scunthorpe Telegraph describes a Centre for Applied Positive Psychology project called Celebrating […]

Sep 10
Emotional Intelligence – Myth or Reality?

There is increasing media coverage of the government’s plans to introduce lessons in emotional intelligence (EI) in schools in England, not all of it positive. Some argue that this initiative is needed to create a healthy balance after years of focusing on targets, league tables and standardised testing brought about by the introduction of the […]

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