Book Review: How Children Suceed by Paul Tough

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EDUCATIONALISTS seem to be obsessed these days by exams and more exams. But do they real help children succeed?

Acclaimed journalist Paul Tough is not so sure. How Children Suceed looks into research which shows that perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optmisim and self-control are the key to success.

The book will change the way you approach bringing up your children as Tough traces the links between childhood stress, cosseting and life success. It’s a well researched and written book and certainly gets you thinking out of the box!

How Children Suceed by Paul Tough, published by Random House Books, priced £12.99