Andy Cope

Andy Cope

Andy describes himself as a qualified teacher, author, happiness expert and learning junkie. He has spent the last 10 years studying positive psychology, happiness & flourishing, culminating in a Loughborough University PhD thesis.

Andy is lucky enough to work with some very large businesses, including Microsoft, DHL, Pirelli, Nationwide, Hewlett Packard, Astra Zeneca and IKEA. Recently, he has tailored his workshops to meet the needs of children and teachers and now delivers to audiences from age 8 upwards!

Andy is also a best-selling author. He has written 3 ‘self-help’ titles for Capstone as well as a ‘Brilliant Teacher’ series for Crown House. Andy also moonlights as a children’s author. ‘Spy Dog’ (Puffin) won the Redhouse Children’s Book of the Year and the series has sold in excess of a million copies worldwide. Andy bigs himself up by telling everyone he is world famous, if you’re 7.


Twitter: @beingbrilliant

The Art of Being Brilliant


Life is hectic and exhausting. Teaching doubly so. This session is about sharing some of key themes from the science of positive psychology to rekindle your enthusiasm and rejuvinate the mind. The messages are simple, do-able and great fun. Even better, they are applicable at school and at home

Primary Secondary

The Art of Being a Brilliant Teenager


This workshop is based on cutting edge research into the science of positive psychology. It aims to instil positivity, passion, confidence and happiness as well as a set of thinking skills that will set you apart from the crowd. Whisper it quietly, but this workshop might even change your life?