Category: Wellbeing

May 13, 2014

How do you celebrate your students’ strengths?

You may, or may not know that I have been developing a strengths-based intervention program called Little Superheroes aimed at reaching kids at risk of...

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March 3, 2014

Hear No Evil, See No Evil

One of the most common questions I get asked by schools, is along the lines of how can we teach “Cyber-Safety?” Leaving aside the...

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February 25, 2014

3 Common Myths About Positive Psychology

I originally wrote this for my regular Generation Next Column  In my work with schools, I’m finding more and more interest arising in the...

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February 17, 2014

Does PSHE or Citizenship have a place your school day?

On Thursday 20th February at 8pm GMT, (7am on the Friday Morning AEDT in Sydney) I shall be hosting the #UKEdChat on Twitter. We’ll...

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January 20, 2014

Are the smartest kids also the saddest?

Late last year, the OECD published the latest of their PISA tables. Predictably, many went into meltdown, whether it was due to their country’s...

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October 21, 2013

Why do so many teachers leave the profession?

This is my latest #talkingpoints video. It’s designed to act as a stimulus for discussion in your school. What’s the attrition rate in your...

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