This accessible resource presents guidelines for creating an emotionally and socially healthy school and offers case studies that illustrate how good practice improves behavior and promotes inclusion.

Why This Book Matters

Why this book matters

In schools the particular challenge (for the promotion of emotional and social development) is that there are so many children in a class and limited staff time. But how can children learn if their very basic needs are not being met, if they are hungry, scared or have had interruptions in their emotional and social development. It is for this reason that we must really help people understand the importance of robust and rigorous approaches to supporting emotional and social development. Only if we understand the way children and young people develop will we be able improve the emotional health and well-being, and therefore the learning, achievement, aspirations and health of the children and young people we work ...

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