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Persona Education Newsletter, Dec-23

Persona Education newsletter Dec-23 - Teacher packages

18-Dec-23

There are now three new affordable subscription options for teachers to access Persona Life Skills with up to 30 students, for less than GBP40/USD50 per year: Wellbeing, Academic and Careers packages.

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.  

The Wellbeing package includes 10 teacher-facilitated lesson modules covering self- discovery and topics like loving yourself, friendships and social action. The Academic package has 7 hours of teaching covering getting along with teachers, managing homework, preparing for exams and more. And our Careers package has 10 modules helping students get ready for the world of work, including work experience, job interviews and first job, among others. All three packages also include 66 self-directed learning Life Skills modules, personality insights, progress monitoring and our Teacher Onboarding module.

Find out more

 

Video: Introducing Persona Life Skills social-emotional online learning

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

 

Webinar recording - Persona Life Skills demo and new teacher packages 14-Dec-23

 

Webinar recording: New teacher packages and Persona Life Skills demo

In our latest demo webinar (39 mins) we introduced three new subscription packages for teachers to use for Wellbeing, Academic success or Careers, with up to 30 students. Our Chief Product Officer Dr Leila Khouja Walker then provided a demo of the Persona Life Skills platform.

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NetSupport R.I.S.E. Magazine Issue 7 - Beyond Academic Learning

 

NetSupport R.I.S.E. Magazine article: Beyond academic learning

Persona Education co-founders Pete Read and Dr Leila Khouja Walker have written an article for NetSupport's R.I.S.E. Magazine, on the important topic of how to deliver Social- Emotional Learning for student personal development, with examples from around the world.

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Al Kingston's Golden Ticket

 

10% off Persona Life Skills with a Golden EdTech Ticket!

Citizenship, Careers, Pastoral, PSHE, RSE, SMSC, Personal Development leaders: Get a 10% discount off your first-time school/college Persona Life Skills subscription, with Al Kingsley's Golden EdTech Ticket. Risk free! You can take a free trial first.

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Explore Persona Life Skills: Buy an affordable Teacher package, or an individual Student account for Homeschooling. Or start with a School/College free trial with 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.

Subscription plans

 

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 a demo

 

Where next on our EdTech journey?

It is a paradox of working in Social-Emotional Learning and student Personal Development that, because it is not assessed (with a few exceptions such as the aspects included in the UK Citizenship GCSE syllabus) investing in it is often seen as a nice-to-have, not an essential.

But there is lots of evidence from around the world that academic results are not actually higher in schools and colleges where Personal Development is put on the back burner. In fact the reverse is true.

So as the end of the year approaches, we think about what worked in 2023 – and what didn't – and what we want to do more of in the year ahead. Helping schools and colleges, and ALL their teachers, to embed social-emotional skills and personal development across curricula is definitely one of those things.

There are some ideas for teachers on that in this blog by my co-founder Leila. And if you are interested in the bigger picture, please download our free PDF white paper.

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. 

For everyone celebrating the upcoming festive season, please enjoy the break and have a good rest – you deserve it!

Best wishes,

Pete Read
CEO & Co-founder

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