Social-emotional learning develops students’ capacity for self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, interpersonal relationships, and decision-making.
Research on social-emotional learning
Beyond the 3R’s: Competencies that matter
Developing competencies in the domains of health, creativity, citizenship, and social-emotional learning provides students with the skills they need to live happy, healthy, economically secure, civically engaged lives.
Measuring What Matters: Social-emotional learning competencies
As part of our Measuring What Matters initiative, we have developed a list of foundational skills/competencies in social-emotional learning.
Measuring What Matters: Competencies in the classroom
This report includes preliminary findings from the Measuring What Matters field trials taking place in 26 schools across 7 Ontario school boards.
Social-emotional skills: the new basics
Dr. Stuart Shanker examines current research on social-emotional skills, and why they are essential for students' long-term success.
Measuring What Matters: Moving from theory to practice
An overview of the work done to explore the relationship between the domains and education policy and curriculum in Ontario, and plans for the field trials to take place in Ontario schools.
Measuring What Matters: Beyond the 3Rs
A summary of the findings from the initial public consultations and an outline of the work done to identify the five domain areas and conditions for quality learning environments.
Broader measures of success: Measuring what matters in education
The launch report for Measuring What Matters, a project proposing five dimensions of learning that, alongside academic achievement, might be part of a more comprehensive set of indicators of success.
Social-emotional learning in the news
Insights for system change
How can our public education system support students' development of competencies in creativity, citizenship, health, and social-emotional learning?
People for Education’s response to Ontario’s well-being strategy
In our recent response to the Ministry of Education's proposed well-being strategy, we identified three areas of concern.
People for Education conference videos
Did you miss our annual conference in November? Were you there, but want to re-visit some of the sessions?