Persona Education Newsletter, Jun-21

Boost student wellbeing with personality insights - Persona Education Newsletter - June 2021


Get ready to boost your secondary students' wellbeing next academic year, hit Ofsted/ISI targets and reduce PSHE teacher workload. Try Persona Life Skills e-learning now, free for six weeks.

The wellbeing web app for young people age 13-19, with a unique evidence-based personality insights framework at its heart. Research by the Centre for Education & Youth shows a causal link between life skills and wellbeing. 

Persona Life Skills is a whole school personalised e-learning solution building over 20 social and emotional life skills that tie in with the latest RSE/PSHE requirements, as well as IB Learner Profile, GL Assessment, Skills Builder and other benchmarks. Track Ofsted or ISI ‘personal development’ targets, monitor student progress and apply personalised interventions. Persona Life Skills reduces PSHE teacher workload and can be taught as effectively in remote learning as in the classroom – synchronously, semi-synchronously or asynchronously. 

Find out more


Video: Personality insights social-emotional e-learning for year 9-13, with Persona Life Skills

Video: Personality insights social-emotional e-learning for year 9-13, with Persona Life Skills


Persona Education - Community of practice Sharing Circle


Community of practice Sharing Circle: 30-Jun-21, 12.30-2.00pm BST (online, free)

What did our children lose – and gain – in the pandemic and how do we help them to recover these losses and capitalise on the gains? Join this Sharing Circle to exchange views and learn with other educators and education leaders from our Life Skills & Wellbeing Community of Practices. More >

Persona_Islands_My_Guided_Tour - New app content - Persona Life Skills


New app content: My Guided Tour micro-learning modules

Persona Life Skills e-learning now includes My Guided Tours – 20 minute micro-learning modules focused on developing one of Persona's 22 life skills, as a building block for wellbeing in social, learning and work contexts.

More >

Three problems facing Social Emotional Learning - Persona Life Skills


Three problems facing social-emotional learning

More than ever before young people need to develop social-emotional life skills that boost wellbeing, but schools and colleges face three big problems: Other curriculum priorities, lack of specialist teachers, and PSHE teacher workload. Online learning could be the solution. More >


Try Persona Life Skills at your school or college free of charge, with any number of students age 13-19.

No download; no installation. All your students need is a browser and an Internet connection

Register for free access

Want a demo? No problem! Please complete the form, select ‘I’d like a demo’ and we will be in touch to arrange a time.

Request for a demo


Where next on our edtech journey?

At Persona we are always building our curriculum, thinking – and consulting with our student and education advisors – about the social-emotional life skills from which students will benefit most, and considering how best to deliver the learning.

Here are some of the upcoming learning modules we have planned for the next academic year:

  • Social Media: Think Before You Post
  • Healthy Relationships: Dating
  • Work Experience
  • Life Transitions: Interview Ready
  • Giving Presentations
  • And lots more!

Get in touch  to find out more.

Best wishes,

Pete Read
CEO & Founder

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