An innovative guide called "Preparing Youth to Thrive: Promising Practices in Social & Emotional Learning" has been launched in an effort to help afterschool programs across the country bring social and emotional skill development to the youth they serve.
The research is clear: Employers are looking for skills that go beyond content knowledge. Recognizing the knowledge, attitudes and skills that ultimately contribute to success in the workplace is a priority for educators and employers. One aspect of employability that has gained attention in recent years is the need for strong social and emotional skills in order to be successful in the workplace.
American Institutes for Research (AIR) recently released a new resource on social and emotional learning (SEL) for the afterschool field.
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for kids is all the rage in education circles, and Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a hot topic in leadership and career development of professionals.