Four ways you can teach happiness
This teacher believes that you can teach happiness, and offers four practical tips on how to do it in primary schools.
There are two types of teachers in this world: those who believe in the value of teaching wellbeing and those who don’t. That’s according to Adrian Bethune, a primary teacher from London, who became aware of the dichotomy following a recent interaction with another teacher on Twitter.
"He’d looked at my Twitter bio and seen that I wanted to put happiness and wellness at the heart of education, whereas he believed it should be knowledge and learning,” says Bethune.
He recommended some positive psychology literature to explain where he was coming from.
The response came that the person did not get into teaching to teach "intangible nonsense" like teaching happiness.
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