The 2016 word of the year was... Post-Truth, this video explains the reasoning behind it:
John saw this at a school in Liverpool just before Christmas where they sensitively talked about the Brazilian club Chapecoense air crash. They ended with a minute's silence and prayer. It allows children to grow empathy, understanding, compassion and maturity. It will help develop and strengthen a child's emotional dexterity, which goes back to one of my golden phrases in teaching... Don't just teach the curriculum, develop the whole child.