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CentrePiece Article
Happiness and the Teaching of Values
Richard Layard
June 2007
Paper No' CEPCP227:
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CentrePiece 12 (1) Summer 2007

A major purpose of schools must be to help develop good and happy people - especially at a time when growing numbers of children are suffering from emotional disturbance. Richard Layard argues that we need a new cadre of teachers specifically trained to teach values and the ways to happiness.

This article is an edited version the 2007 Ashby Lecture, University of Cambridge: The Teaching of Values - Richard Layard, 2 May 2007