Avril McDonald is the bestselling, award-winning author of the Feel Brave series of books and founder of Feel Brave, a company with a vision to give allchildren access to tools that help them manage tough emotions and reach their potential. Avril has a Diploma of Education from Wellington College of Education, New Zealand, where she trained as a primary school teacher majoring in music and dance. She then had a varied career in digital entertainment before launching Feel Brave to give teachers and parents simple and practical strategies to help children with their emotional well-being. Her free ‘1 Dose/Day’ emotional well-being programme for children is now used in more than 350 schools across ten countries. Avril is an official partner of the New Zealand Life Education Trust and Patron of Westminster Children’s University.
Click here to watch Avril featured on TV3 Newshub and here to watch her on TVNZ - both national news channels in New Zealand.
Click here to read a feature on Avril’sFeel Brave series on New Zealand’s ‘Stuff’ website.
Click here to visit Avril’s Feel Brave Instagram page.
Click here to watch Avril featured on TV3 Newshub - ‘How to talk to your kids about their feelings’.
Click here to listen to UKEdChat‘s podcast with Avril McDonald.