Social-emotional learning develops students’ capacity for self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, interpersonal relationships, and decision-making.
Research on social-emotional learning
In our recent response to the Ministry of Education's proposed well-being strategy, we identified three areas of concern.
Did you miss our annual conference in November? Were you there, but want to re-visit some of the sessions?
We invited our conference speakers to share a few key takeaways and resources, and here's what we've heard so far...
This report provides an update on People for Education’s Measuring What Matters (MWM) initiative, including some of the early findings coming out of the school field trials.
We’ve heard it as a hot topic at family dinner tables, and from employers complaining about the lack of needed skills in job applicants: What are schools doing to prepare young people for a complex…
This report includes preliminary findings from the Measuring What Matters field trials taking place in 26 schools across 7 Ontario school boards.
For the past three years, People for Education has been engaged in a project to develop broader goals and measures of success in education.
Ontario’s revised health and physical education curriculum focuses on the idea that health and physical education programs are most successful when delivered in healthy schools.
New Evidence That Teaching Social and Emotional Skills to Inner-City Students Can Contribute to Their Academic Achievement
This research examines social-emotional learning as a promising approach to promote academic proficiency, especially for those students most at risk.
Dr. Stuart Shanker examines current research on social-emotional skills, and why they are essential for students' long-term success.
Social-emotional learning in the news
People for Education releases 19th Annual Report on Ontario’s Publicly Funded Schools.