Emotional Intelligence in the school environment is absolutely vital if the teacher, and student, are to create and maintain a healthy emotional climate which enables collaboration, learning and indeed, trust.
Having coached more than 100 school leaders and teachers using the EQ-i 2.0 Emotional Intelligence Assessment, there is a clear pattern of Emotional Intelligence strengths and areas deserving attention and development if a professional educator is to facilitate meaningful learning, and enjoy the journey with students too.
This video clip is a head teachers of a junior school here in the UK. Mr Inglis appreciated the need for and value of healthy levels of Emotional Intelligence in school more than five years ago. Take a look at what he thought about supporting his team of teachers and support staff in developing their individual and collective Emotional Intelligence.