Andy Cope describes himself as a qualified teacher, author and learning junkie.

Andy is currently studying happiness, flourishing and engagement as part of a Loughborough University PhD thesis. His research feeds into a training course called ‘The Art of Being Brilliant’ which has been delivered to rave reviews all over the world.

Andy is lucky enough to work with some very large businesses, including Microsoft, DHL, Pirelli, Pfizer, 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 ‘The Art of Being Brilliant’ and ‘Be Brilliant Everyday’, self-help books for adults, as well as ‘The Art of Being a Brilliant Teenager’, UK’s first positive psychology book for young people. ‘The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence’ spent 6 months in the best-sellers charts and he’s got ‘The Little Book of Happiness’, ‘Now That’s What I Call Leadership’ and ‘Shine’ in the publishing pipeline.

Andy is a sought-after keynote speaker and authority on happiness, wellbeing and employee engagement. He’s done numerous TV and radio appearances as well as being featured in The Telegraph, Daily Mail and Esquire.

As for genuinely interesting asides, Andy is also a best-selling children’s author. His ‘Spy Dog’ series has sold in excess of a million copies worldwide. Andy was born in the same year that England won the football world cup, he has pet pigs and has set up the hugely successful 2%ers club, the UK’s first, foremost and...err...only society for happy people.

His ambition is to be able to surf, brilliantly!

Upcoming events

  • Cyber Security: What your School Needs to Know...and Do!

    Regional Training Centre at Zurich International School Schedule: Thursday, 11th October 2018 - 08:30 - 16:00 Training Location: Zurich International School (ZIS), Steinacherstrasse 140, 8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland More info and registration

  • Girls Codeathon

    9 & 10 Nov. 2018 In recognition of the continuing challenge to increase gender diversity within STEM and Computer Science, the International School of Lausanne is partnering with GirlsCoding.org to host a Girls Codeathon on Friday 9 November and...

  • Safeguarding Workshop

    Date and time: Thursday 22 November 9:00 - Friday 23 November 16:30 Location: Aiglon College, Chesières. What is it? This two day workshop led by the Safeguarding Team at Aiglon College and Robin Watts, safeguarding trainer and consultant (...

  • EAL Jobalike

    This year's SGIS EAL Job Alike meeting will take place on Friday, 1st February 2019 at the International School Rheintal.

  • SGIS MFL Workshop

    MFL CI / TRPS WorkshopLiam Printer Comprehensive Input and Teaching Proficiency Through Reading and Storytelling Suval Montreux | Date - TBC More...

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