Our Core Curriculum is at the heart of what we do, and believe in, at The School of Life. These classes address the great challenges of life, and will offer you insight, guidance and companionship. You can pick one class individually or follow the entire The School of Life core programme, which will lead you to a highly-valued certificate in EQ. Find out more by watching this film about our Core Curriculum.

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    How To Change The World

    How To Change The World

    As we identify our personal values and desired level of social engagement, we can focus our passion for a cause. 

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    How to Identify Your Career Potential

    How to Identify Your Career Potential

    Many of us have a feeling that there is a job out there to satisfy both our emotional and our material lives. But we remain troublingly vague about what this job might be.

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    How to Be Confident

    How to Be Confident
    The difference between success and failure often hangs on a humiliatingly small and elusive trait that standard education never touches: confidence.
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    How to Develop Self Knowledge

    How to Develop Self Knowledge
    Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who one is that one can make reliable decisions - particularly around love and work.
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    How to be Sociable

    How to be Sociable
    Knowing how to get the most out of the people we meet, and live and work around is fundamental to our chances of a fulfilled life.
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    How Culture Can Change Your Life

    How Culture Can Change Your Life
    Music, film, literature and art are viewed by many as getting close to the meaning of life. But why? How can we best draw value from it in the pursuit of more emotionally fulfilled lives?
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    How to Enjoy Life

    How to Enjoy Life
    Very little of what is around us ever catches our notice. This class helps to ignite us to the beauty and value of things, people and ideas around us. It is a toolkit for re-enchantment.
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    The Meaning of Life

    The Meaning of Life
    To wonder too openly, or intensely, about the meaning of life sounds like a peculiar, ill-fated and even a faintly ridiculous pastime. But, in truth, the subject is for everyone.
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    Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

    Improving Your Emotional Intelligence
    Emotional Intelligence is the quality that enables us to negotiate with patience, insight and temperance the central problems in our relationships with others and with ourselves.
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    How to Make Love Last

    How to Make Love Last
    It is not inevitable that love must fizzle out over time; this happens when it has not been wisely managed. Love is not just an emotion; it is a skill that can be successfully learnt.
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    How to Find Love

    How to Find Love
    Choosing a partner is one of the most consequential and tricky decisions we will ever make. This class equips us with a crucial set of insights to help us make more effective choices in love.
  • The School of Life Friends

    The School of Life Friends

    As a Friend of The School of Life, you’ll become part of our curious, sociable and open-minded community.

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    How To Make Love Last

    How To Make Love Last

    A session to carry you beyond the dizzying heights of passion and explore what happens when the honeymoon ends. 

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    Why You Are Who You Are

    Why You Are Who You Are

    Come prepared to probe your family’s craziness and to acknowledge your own role within it.

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    How To Realise Your Potential

    How To Realise Your Potential

    Explore your potential in a free-form, imaginative free-wheeling way.

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    How To Be Creative

    How To Be Creative

    Interventions and techniques to shift the blocks that often stop us from working most effectively.

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    How To Stay Calm

    How To Stay Calm

    Beset by a host of social pressures, how can we retain our calm?

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    How To Face Death

    How To Face Death

    Death is inevitable.Thinking about our ends helps us lead richer lives.

  • Membership

    Enrol at The School of Life

    Enrol at The School of Life
    A unique 12-month programme exploring Work, Love, Self, Home, Community, Meaning and Culture.

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