Using Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Classroom
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Using Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the Classroom


Workshop Description

This is a course to equip teachers with the EQ skills which will give them an understanding of both self and others. It will enrich their teacher-student relationship, give them tools to teach character education, and help them create a productive workplace.

This course will enable teachers to:

  • Identify and understand emotions and the patterns they take
  • Navigate a path between conflicting emotions while strengthening values
  • Connect daily choices with their overarching sense of purpose


This course will also give teachers practical tips on how to:

  • Conduct a debrief
  • Facilitate a discussion
  • Respond to difficult questions


Course Outline

1) Session 1 (half day)

a) The Case for EQ

  • The role of emotions
  • The social value and work value of EQ


b) Know Yourself

  • Identifying emotions
  • The nature of emotions


2) Session 2 (half day)

c) Choose Yourself

  • Consequential Thinking
  • Navigating Emotions
  • Intrinsic Motivation vs Extrinsic Motivation
  • Building in Optimism


d) Give Yourself

  • Developing Empathy

About Mrs. Belinda Charles

Belinda CharlesMrs. Belinda Charles is a retired principal who led in both secondary school and junior college for the last 25 years of her teaching career. Her last posting was as the principal of St Andrew’s Secondary School from which she retired at the end of 2010. She was one of the youngest principals to lead a secondary school in 1986 and subsequently a junior college in 1990. Mrs. Charles has sat on several committees at education headquarters and was involved in important education review committees including Thinking Schools Learning Nation, leading to her being conferred the Silver Public Administration Medal. For ten years, Mrs. Charles was also, concurrently, an adjunct lecturer with the National Institute of Education in the 1990s, conducting modules for
teacher trainees in their pre-service training, courses for qualified teachers coming back for in-service training, and modules for heads of department coming in to do their Diploma in Departmental Management as well as principals-in-training. Mrs. Charles obtained her EQ certification from 6 Seconds. She is also the trainer for the Newly Appointed Principals Peer Mentoring Programme organised by the Academy of Principals (Singapore).


Trainer: Mrs. Belinda Charles
Dates: 7 to 8 September 2020 (2 half-days)
Mode of Delivery: via Zoom
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Closing Date: 14 August 2020 Friday
Registration is now closed

Remarks: A minimum of 20 participants is required in order to proceed with the workshop.

Workshop Fee:
S$150.00 per participant. If 2 or more participants from the same school/organization attend the same course, the discounted fee will be S$130.00 per participant for that particular course. Fees are subject to GST and include all training materials.

Other Information:
Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

For more information please contact Joseph Loy at email: +65 85 222 994 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it