Teachers' Tales

How to promote kindness in schools

by Anna Whiteley
on February 8, 2017


Whilst it’s nice to celebrate kindness on a specific day or week, the notion of being kind shouldn’t be for a day, but a constant theme. Creating a culture of kindness in schools can provide a basis for a caring classroom and benefit the whole school community. It reduces bullying and disruptive behaviour and helps to increase social and emotional wellbeing.

“Teaching social and emotional skills like kindness improves behaviour and academic success.”
Random Acts of Kindness Foundation.

The teaching of kindness can be integrated into your classroom with simple strategies. We’ve gathered a few of our favourite ideas together to help you promote kindness in your school.

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