Why Altruism should be a core part of the curriculum

Altruism in schools

An ideal school would incorporate elements of positive education into the curriculum through altruism and opportunities to volunteer in the community. There are numerous critics to the idea of positive education. Eccleston, 2009 (cited in Paton, 2009, No Page) voices concern that positive education can lead to a ‘dependence on external emotional support’ while Spencer … Read moreWhy Altruism should be a core part of the curriculum

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Being a big fish in a small pond has its benefits. The BBC ran a piece this week identifying the benefits of being a big fish in a small pond. They used an analysis of the entire careers of famous footballers to come to the conclusion that sometimes it benefits people to be the most … Read moreInteresting reads