Trust breeds happiness
If happiness promotes good learning, it also enhances teaching. Richard Layard of the London School of Economics has examined the benefits of a happier society, and says being able to trust others makes people better able to function. Constant policy changes and reorganisation from the top undermine teachers' trust and security. Primary schools know that encouraging children to work together makes everyone happier. Respect, togetherness, good manners are all part of Boringdon's formula. Is your school even happier? Let us know.