▶ Action for Happiness launch: Anthony Seldon - YouTube - Anthony Seldon, Master of Wellington College and founder of Action for Happiness talks about the importance of Education in building a happier society. This talk was part of the Action for Happiness launch event on 12 April 2011.
Lessons in 'character' should be placed on curriculum
Anthony Seldon, the Master of Wellington College, said all pupils should be taught about character and wellbeing. Schools should promote values such as good manners, honesty and punctuality as part of an attempt to build pupils’ “character”, according to a leading headmaster. (UK)
What do you think? Will increased and earlier testing help or harm students? Are these changes worth the approximately $3.5 million (plus administration fees)? http://jg.net/opinion/editorials/Swimming-upstream-4689827