Impact on Schools
Schools become calm, happy and purposeful places. Their focus on a relational culture nurtures emotional security which means they run more smoothly, allowing staff to spend less time managing behaviour and more time on teaching and learning.
Dr Neil Hawkes, the founder of VbE, explains aspects of Values-based Education.
Here are some of the benefits, that many schools experience after introducing VbE.
More harmonious relationships between staff and learners, and among staff
Happier, more self-confident students and staff
More motivated, responsible and self-led learners
Improved mental wellbeing
Better educational outcomes
Learners who understand the importance of values in their lives
Improved resilience of staff and learners
Fewer student absences
Less staff stress/absences
Lower staff turnover
Less time spent on discipline
Greater parental and community engagement
A narrowed attainment gap between disadvantaged learners and their peers
Greater and spontaneous collaboration between students