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Helping Schools Thrive Through Positive Relationships | #cultureofwellbeingDGinset

This blog post is my contribution to the #cultureofwellbeingDGinset digital INSET day organised by the wonderful Clare Erasmus.Relationships are in all aspects of our lives. I’m not talking just about romantic relationships, but all human connection and how we interact with others. If you look at various academic disciplines such as social and positive psychology, […]

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Character Strengths for the Staffroom | #cultureofwellbeingDGinset

This blog post is my contribution to the #cultureofwellbeingDGinset digital INSET day organised by the wonderful Clare Erasmus.My colleagues and I were running a training day for TA’s. We stood there smiling as the TA’s tentatively engaged with the activity we had set them. A few seconds passed, and then one TA launched herself at […]

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Book Review: Taught Not Caught – Educating for 21st Century Character

I have to admit that I approached the new book by former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, Taught Not Caught – Educating for 21st Century Character, with a little skepticism; being an external provider of a character education programme into schools, I have seen first-hand the impact created by the current government’s destructive policies and approaches […]

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