The book is a practical and up-to-date account of ways in which schools can use emotional literacy to realize their goals of school improvement and effectiveness, increased learning, more efficient management of teaching and learning and improved relationships.
Chapter Three: Some Key Principles for Developing Emotional Literacy in Schools
Some Key Principles for Developing Emotional Literacy in Schools
Having looked at the competences that constitute emotional literacy for individuals, and touched on ways in which schools can develop them, we will now move on to look in more detail at actions schools can take. In developing emotional literacy in schools it is important not to get lost in detail, but to clarify the basic principles that need to drive the work. Once the principles are clear, more detailed approaches and programmes can be derived from them, in accordance with the specific conditions of the school in question.