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PATHS® Education UK


The PATHS® Programme for Schools (UK Version) empowers all children to develop the fundamental social and emotional learning skills which will enable them to make positive choices throughout life. 


At Vermont, we have recently trained our staff in The PATHS® Programme and are excited at the prospects that it will provide our children.


What is PATHS® Education UK?

PATHS® is designed to facilitate the development of self-control, emotional awareness and interpersonal problem-solving skills.

It improves

  • Self Esteem, 
  • Self Control
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Classroom Behaviour
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Academic Engagement


It reduces:

  • Aggressive Behaviour
  • Emotional Distress
  • Conduct Problems


The PATHS® Programme for Schools (UK Version)  is designed for use with primary school children.


The purposes of The PATHS® Programme for Schools (UK Version)  are to enhance the social competence and social understanding of children, as well as to facilitate educational processes in the classroom. 


The PATHS® Programme for Schools (UK Version) has been adapted for a UK audience by Barnardo’s NI.