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Communication Skills: 10 Habits for Teaching Oracy in Every Classroom

Communication Skills: 10 Habits for Teaching Oracy...

13-May-24
Persona Education co-founder Dr Leila Khouja Walker offers helpful ideas to support teaching oracy in the…
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2024 Guide to Student Personal Development in Secondary Schools and Colleges

2024 Guide to Student Personal Development in Seco...

20-Mar-24
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Persona Education in 2023 – A year in review

Persona Education in 2023 – A year in review

1-Jan-24
By Pete Read, CEO & Founder Amid…
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Connecting Citizenship, PSHE, life skills and employability

Connecting Citizenship, PSHE, life skills and empl...

11-Jun-23
Helen Blachford citizenship education interview Part 2 – In May 2023, Persona Education’s Chief Product Officer…
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Life Skills in the Curriculum – 10 Habits for Developing Social-Emotional Skills in Every Classroom

Life Skills in the Curriculum – 10 Habits for Deve...

11-Jun-23
In this article, Persona Education co-founder Dr Leila Khouja Walker makes the case for a whole…
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How a universal Citizenship Education approach resulted in an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted Personal Development rating

How a universal Citizenship Education approach res...

11-Jun-23
Helen Blachford citizenship education interview Part 1 – In May 2023, Persona Education’s Chief Product Officer…
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PD Network UK Personal Development Conference

PD Network UK Personal Development Conference

3-Feb-23
The inaugural Personal Development Conference took place in July 2022. Jessica Deeming, a former teacher, decided…
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Persona Education in 2022 – A year in review

Persona Education in 2022 – A year in review

1-Jan-23
By Pete Read, CEO & Founder Amid…
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Transforming Education – Lessons from the UN Education Summit

Transforming Education – Lessons from the UN Educa...

15-Dec-22
We are in the midst of a global “crisis of education” post-pandemic. The UN sees this…
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The Future Workforce, AI, Education and Skills

The Future Workforce, AI, Education and Skills

21-Aug-22
Ensuring that young people can thrive in the workplace is an important educational responsibility. Machine Learning…
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EdTech influencer Al Kingsley talks to Persona Education co-founder Dr Leila Khouja Walker

EdTech influencer Al Kingsley talks to Persona Edu...

2-Jul-22
When Persona Education co-founder Dr Leila Khouja Walker appeared as a guest on edtech influencer Al…
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The road to Social-Emotional Learning nirvana starts with Self

The road to Social-Emotional Learning nirvana star...

14-Jun-22
The road leading to nirvana can be arduous, tiring and you may get a bit lost…
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Education in India – what’s needed for students to flourish?

Education in India – what’s needed for stude...

15-May-22
Behind India’s National Education Policy 2020, lies the…
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Skills Builder + Persona Life Skills webinar report

Skills Builder + Persona Life Skills webinar repor...

9-Feb-22
On the 9th February 2022, Skills…
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Global Experiences of Social-Emotional Learning – webinar report

Global Experiences of Social-Emotional Learning – ...

19-Jan-22
By…
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Persona Education in 2021 – A year in review

Persona Education in 2021 – A year in review

1-Jan-22
By Pete Read, CEO & Founder 2021…
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Self-directed social-emotional learning to support student wellbeing in remote learning

Self-directed social-emotional learning to support...

21-Dec-21
Teenage student wellbeing can take a big hit during enforced remote learning. It is important to…
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It’s time to press the reset button on PSHE

It’s time to press the reset button on PSHE

8-Dec-21
PSHE – Personal, Social, Health and Economic education – is a subject taught in schools in…
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How academic outcomes benefit from social-emotional learning in secondary schools

How academic outcomes benefit from social-emotiona...

26-Feb-24
For many secondary schools and colleges, social-emotional learning (SEL) has traditionally been seen as something…
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One online platform solves three problems facing social-emotional learning

One online platform solves three problems facing s...

10-Jun-21
More than ever before young people need to develop social-emotional life skills that boost wellbeing, but…
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Relationships and sex education with a capital “R”

Relationships and sex education with a capital ...

15-May-21
Relationships and sex education should support our young people with the knowledge and life skills for…
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My journey to loving myself – Samantha de Senna Fernandes

My journey to loving myself – Samantha de Senna Fe...

15-May-21
Samantha de Senna Fernandes (16) is our Student Ambassador, helping fellow teenagers understand the benefits…
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School student wellbeing: Four things we learned at the Schools & Academies Show

School student wellbeing: Four things we learned a...

5-May-21
There are many passionate people working in the school student wellbeing space, putting children first and…
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Catch-up? Wellbeing! Wellbeing! Wellbeing!

Catch-up? Wellbeing! Wellbeing! Wellbeing!

9-Apr-21
Our post-pandemic call for 2020s education should surely be: Wellbeing! Wellbeing! Wellbeing!…
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School communities – Relationships and the classroom

School communities – Relationships and the classro...

6-Mar-21
Education is relational. Students need to feel emotionally as well as physically safe to…
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Social-emotional learning can boost academic results by 11%

Social-emotional learning can boost academic resul...

12-Mar-21
Social and emotional competencies have been found to be a more significant determinant of academic attainment…
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Online personality insights to boost wellbeing during lockdown

Online personality insights to boost wellbeing dur...

7-Jan-21
During a Covid-19 lockdown, teenager wellbeing can take a big hit. It’s important to ensure…
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Life skills: The missing link to wellbeing

Life skills: The missing link to wellbeing

5-Jan-21
By Dr Leila Khouja Walker,…
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Social, practical and memorable personality insights

Social, practical and memorable personality insigh...

10-Dec-20
By Pete Read, CEO & Founder The Persona thinking framework Persona’s personality insights…
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Case: Ansford Academy adopts Persona Life Skills

Case: Ansford Academy adopts Persona Life Skills

13-Nov-20
Ansford Academy Headteacher Shonogh Pilgrim with students.   By…
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Personality, relationships and wellbeing

Personality, relationships and wellbeing

21-Aug-20
By Pete Read, CEO & Founder What is wellbeing and why is it important? We…
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How understanding students’ personality styles can inform pedagogy and raise school attainment

How understanding students’ personality styles can...

27-Aug-20
By Dr Leila Khouja Walker, Chief…
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Are schools at risk of losing an important lesson of lockdown – the power of student agency?

Are schools at risk of losing an important lesson ...

27-Aug-20
By Dr Leila Khouja Walker, Chief…
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