THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Back to school: The 3 R’s for a smooth transition

As many families in the UK prepare for children to go ‘back to school’ after the latest national lockdown, Beth…

 Posted 2 months ago
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Regulating screen time to improve wellbeing

We have a wealth of wellbeing expertise within our Cognita family, so we asked Tim Evans from Stamford American School…

 Posted 2 months ago
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Supporting wellbeing and developing character through participation in sport

Downsend School lives by the mantra, ‘Sport for All’. From supporting budding athletes through an elite pathway to providing all pupils…

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How to create a ‘Culture of Happiness’ at a large international school

When Clare Johnstone and I took over the elementary division at Stamford American International School, one of the first things…

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Cognita focuses its participation in the RE.SCHOOL forum on the importance of wellbeing

In the new normal, schools face the greatest changes to the educational system in modern times. This is an atypical year…

 Posted 6 months ago
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Parent webinar: Family wellbeing during coronavirus

Our third parent webinar provides tips and advice on how to maintain wellbeing for the whole family during lockdown and…

 Posted 11 months ago
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How to encourage healthy lifestyle habits in children and young people

You cannot expect your child to always be happy but, as Beth Kerr, Cognita Global Director of Wellbeing, explains, there…

 Posted 1 year ago
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Flexible working: could all teachers work a four-day week?

School working patterns are anachronistic, inflexible and in urgent need of reform, says Jonathan Taylor, Principal of International School-Zurich North,…

 Posted 1 year ago
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Why student sleep should be higher up on the agenda

Beth Kerr, Cognita Global Director of Wellbeing reflects on an often forgotten aspect of learning – its connection with adequate…

 Posted 1 year ago
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Can a school mobile phone ban really improve wellbeing?

“No phone, no problem – this is the general feeling at school since we implemented a no-phone-policy at the start…

 Posted 1 year ago
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How to ensure students are stretched rather than stressed

Danuta Tomasz, Director of Education, UK, at Cognita warns against taking ‘no pain, no gain’ too far when it comes…

 Posted 2 years ago
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Does social media have an impact on student wellbeing?

Many parents and teachers have concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of young people, particularly teenagers. There’s one big…

 Posted 2 years ago
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