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.

What Kind of Schools Promote Emotional Literacy?

What kind of schools promote emotional literacy?

Goals of This Chapter

By the end of this chapter you will have explored the kind of school climates and organization that promote emotional well-being, develop the competences that make up emotional literacy, and create supportive and congruent environments for classroom-based learning. The issues you will explore include:

  • creating warmth, person centredness and involvement
  • developing empathic communication
  • encouraging autonomy and self-reliance
  • creating an emotionally literate physical environment
  • ensuring staff have high levels of emotional literacy and well-being
  • developing emotionally literate management and leadership
  • working with parents in emotionally literate ways.

The Significance of the Whole-School Environment

In Chapter 1 we suggested that organizations can themselves be more or less emotionally literate, and defined the level of emotional literacy in an organization as ...

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