Why aren't schools helping children lead happier lives?

Shadows are cast as pupils celebrate their A-level exam results at Godolphinand Latymer School, Hammersmith, West London, August 14, 2003. Britainunveiled record A-Level results on Thursday reigniting the annual row overwhether the benchmark exams are being "dumbed down". NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGEREUTERS/Toby MelvilleNMB - RP4DRIFRKGAB

Schools are prioritising competition over happiness. Image: REUTERS/Toby Melville

Angel Urbina-Garcia
Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Studies, University of Hull
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