Research suggests that an improved integration of emotional intelligence within schools could have a significant impact on mental health, academic progress, and social skills for children. Reporting for the Metro, Emily Reynolds calls upon a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago, UBC and Loyola University, which states that lessons in emotional intelligence could provide young … Continued
As budget cuts see weekly music lessons scrapped from an Essex school, what does the future of music education look like in the UK? Famously, plenty of schools in Finland lay the foundations for practising music very early on in a child’s schooling. Teachers provide pupils with instruments and they are encouraged to continue playing alongside their … Continued
This month our Member Services Co-ordinators Sam and Grace visited the Devon Studio School in Torquay. Read on to find out how they have embraced the Thrive Approach within their inspiring adolescent setting: A few weeks ago, Grace and I were delighted to be invited to visit Devon Studio School’s Thrive space. The school is … Continued
This year’s Forging New Connections conferences from Thrive takes a good look at some of the emotional challenges professionals face when working with children and young people. The conferences will inform you of the latest developments in neuroscience to enable you to understand the body-brain connection and give practical tools to help you regulate your … Continued
Plans to “transform” attitudes to mental health, with a focus on children and young people, have been announced by Theresa May. Additional training for teachers, an extra £15m for community care, and improved support in the workplace were among measures announced by the PM. Mental health experts said more funding was needed to improve services. … Continued
Baroness Warnock, educationist and SEND pioneer, and Helen Fraser, former chief executive of the Girls’ Day School Trust, among those receiving gongs. Read the full article from TES here.