Archives February 2017

  • Common Entrance Calm

    Feb. 16, 2017.

    Carving out Calm in a Frenetic world of Common Entrance

    Never underestimate the importance of the so-called ‘soft skills’.  There is now evidence in a recent quantitative research analysis of independent schools and state schools (AQR, Jan 2017) where independent schools add significant academic value through helping individuals to deal effectively with challenge, opposition, stressors and pressure.  Mental toughness is strongly correlated with performance, wellbeing, positive behaviour and employability.   Personal success, satisfaction, quality of life and all these are all part of an expansive education (Lucas) towards creating a more resilient (Duckworth) society with a positive mindset (Dweck).

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