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So far United Education Group has created 43 blog entries.

Leader in Me is now a CASEL SELect Program

By | 2018-09-25T11:13:10+01:00 11th July, 2018|Blog, Headteachers|

We are very proud to announce that Leader in Me is now an approved CASEL SELect program for schools.. Leader in Me (LiM) is a whole-school transformation model and process developed in partnership with educators and offered through United Education Group. Leader in Me empowers pupils with the social and emotional learning (SEL) leadership and life skills they need to [...]

What Children Need to Thrive

By | 2018-06-28T14:20:38+01:00 28th June, 2018|Blog, Families, Headteachers|

Good academic results in school or university will no longer guarantee employability or a successful career. Family life is also facing ever increasing pressures with the influence of technology, reduced family time and the lack of strong positive role models for the young. Furthermore, schools have to deal with many challenges over and above their [...]

Bosses’ bible teaches screen-fixated pupils how to strive and thrive (Sunday Times)

By | 2018-06-21T13:39:32+01:00 21st June, 2018|Blog|

They worked for corporate titans and now the leadership techniques taught by a bestselling American business guru are working for British schoolchildren. The high-powered world of building relationships, achieving goals and completing personal mission statements has arrived in UK schools, where children as young as three are learning about The 7 Habits of Highly Effective [...]

Leader in Me

By | 2018-05-29T11:39:42+01:00 29th May, 2018|Blog, Education, Headteachers|

I am writing this whilst flying from Phnom Penh to Saigon, it's a 40-minute flight which allows me to reflect on my travels. I’ve had the luxury of bonding with my 18-year-old son Elliot in Cambodia and Vietnam for 10 days. We got to experience some vibrant cities; the temples of Angkor, beautiful islands and [...]

Be The Change

By | 2018-05-17T13:16:44+01:00 17th May, 2018|Blog, Education, Headteachers|

This summer half a million teenagers are taking Michael Gove’s new tougher GCSE’s that are big on rote learning and memorising excessive volumes of facts. Course work has gone and teaching to the test has reached epidemic levels. The harsh reality is that this new emphasis on increased academic rigour and memorising ever increasing amounts [...]

The Dutch Golden Mean

By | 2018-04-09T08:42:57+01:00 5th April, 2018|Blog, Education, Headteachers, Teenagers|

One of the major differences between Dutch and British schools is that we focus much more narrowly on academic achievement. Imbedded in the Dutch psychic is the golden mean philosophy that emphasizes the healthy median of moral behaviour. It warns against extremes – at one end excess, at the other deficiency. Barnaby Lenon, chairman of [...]

How to Improve Mental Health in Your School

By | 2018-03-22T11:58:11+00:00 22nd March, 2018|Blog|

Why did Holland rank first in the world in the 2015 PISA study for the emotional well-being of their children in schools? And, why does Holland have more Leader in Me schools than any other country in Europe? The answer to the second question is simple. The Leader in Me process of gradually embedding a [...]

Solving the Well-being Mystery

By | 2018-02-19T12:15:17+00:00 19th February, 2018|Blog|

Our schools are under such enormous pressure to produce results that a teacher’s role by default is fundamentally to help pupils achieve academic success above all. Resulting in children believing that academic excellence is the sole purpose of their education. Sadly, the child is seen as a unit of production instead of a whole person, [...]

Leadership for Everyone in Your School

By | 2018-01-23T11:55:11+00:00 23rd January, 2018|Blog|

Leader in Me is a process designed to help you transform your school in the areas of Leadership, Culture, and Academics to establish a leadership model - where everyone is empowered to be a leader, starting with the adults, then filtering down to the children. The personal leadership process not only transforms your school systems [...]