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Persona Education Newsletter, Apr-24

30-Apr-24

Our 2024 Guide to Student Personal Development in Secondary Schools and Colleges is now available, with evidence and guidelines for a Social-Emotional Learning approach that boosts wellbeing, academic and employability outcomes for students age 13-24Download »

Persona Life Skills is the only personal development platform with personality insights at its heart, where students age 13+ develop social-emotional skills supporting wellbeing, academic success and employability. 

Including many ideas and resources, the Guide helps you to achieve whole school/college benefits including improved relationships and school culture, higher exam results, and better destinations statistics – plus, greater teacher wellbeing. Topics covered include Why do Personal Development, Whole School/College Benefits, Social-Emotional Skills, Delivering Personal Development, Skills in the Curriculum, Equipping for Climate Change, Benefits for Teacher Wellbeing, Useful Resources, and lots of case studies and examples. 

The white paper is kindly sponsored by LumioNetSupportPearson and Vivi.

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23-May

 

Save the date: Navigating Success with Persona Life Skills and Lumio

Help your students navigate success! Join us for a webinar on Career Readiness at 12pm ET / 5pm BST / 8pm GST on Thu 23-May-24. We will demo some of the Persona Life Skills resources available free on the Lumio collaborative learning platform, including lessons on Self Awareness, Job Choices and Leadership. 

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"It increases my focus level, and patience level." – Year 11 Student

It's exam season in many schools and colleges around the world. We help students cope with pressures in the lead up to exams, and learn how to manage their time and emotions. Persona Life Skills includes modules on Preparing for Exams, Time Management, Perseverance, Goal-setting and more.

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Webinar recording: Persona Life Skills platform demo 

Missed our April demo webinar? No problem! You can watch the recording (29 mins). In the webinar, our Chief Product Officer Dr Leila Khouja Walker gave a demo of Persona Life Skills, a cost-effective teaching & learning resource with over 530 schools in 46 countries registered, and 94% positive feedback from students.

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Explore Persona Life Skills: Buy an affordable Teacher Package, or start with a School/College free trial for as many students and teachers as you like. No download; no installation. With ready-made modules and built-in guidance, any teacher can facilitate the learning.

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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.

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Where next on our EdTech journey?

Holistic education nurturing both academic and personal growth will be critical in the next decade, the authoritative HolonIQ 2024 Global Education Outlook reported recently. 

New methods will assess and develop essential future competencies. Expect a focus on skills. Technology will drive innovative learning models and experiences, shaped by evidence. 

Our online platform Persona Life Skills is already at the cutting edge of these trends. But we want to stay ahead of the curve with new content – like our upcoming modules on Inclusion, Digital Citizenship and Climate Change – and new features based on users' needs.

So we will be gathering feedback and ideas over the coming weeks. Whether or not you already have an account with us, if you want to help shape the next version of Persona Life Skills, please get in touch.

Thank you for reading! You can also find previous issues of this newsletter here.

Please follow us on X.com, Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn to receive our updates and carefully chosen links to social-emotional, personal development, wellbeing and employability resources. 

Best wishes,

Pete Read
CEO & Co-founder

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