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What if schools valued wellbeing more than results?

Wednesday 17th July 2019

There is an interesting article in the TES which can be read here exploring how the New Zealand government puts mental health above economic stability.

Although most schools take wellbeing seriously, it asks what if schools put wellbeing first, before any other responsibility?

What if their primary purpose was to educate children to have a happy and healthy life?  

What if their primary purpose was to educate children to have a happy and healthy life and schools would not be ranked on the basis of academic output, but instead on children’s emotional wellbeing? 

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