Category Archives for "Wellbeing"

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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Pupil Unhappiness | Teacher Unhappiness | 2 interviews on LBC

Pupil Unhappiness | Frederika speaks to Stig Abell on LBCFollowing the OECD survey showing that one in six 15-year-olds in the UK is unhappy, Stig Abell interviews Frederika Roberts on his LBC radio show about the causes of pupil unhappiness.  Teacher Unhappiness | Frederika speaks to Clive Bull on LBCFollowing the news report that one in […]

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International Day of Happiness: It’s about more than smiley faces

International Day of Happines (#InternationalDayOfHappiness) has been celebrated since the UN created this day of celebration in 2013. This has always been about more than simply individual happiness, sunshine and smiles, and in 2015, the UN launched 17 ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ focusing on essential components of happiness and well-being: an end to poverty, the reduction […]

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