The Belongingness Project developed in response to a need to find meaningful, relevant and pro-active ways of responding to some of the bigger questions and stories at the school: how to work with societal ideas of ‘the other”, including specific
TAKING THE 2ND STEP: AN EXERCISE IN BELONGINGNESS “Thank you for including us, now how about making us feel like we belong!”) Presentation by Kim van der Hoven at Western Cape Education Department Annual meeting with Independent Heads 2016 Schools have always played
Emotional intelligence is a known predictor of success and happiness, but what we know and what we do sometimes don't align. I recently facilitated one of my monthly CEO Roundtable groups, and a member raised the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI).
In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: an influential research project on growth mindset. There is a wealth of psychology
It’s a truism in child development that the very young learn through relationships and back-and-forth interactions, including the interactions that occur when parents read to their children. A new study provides evidence of just how sustained an impact reading and playing