Persona Education Newsletter, Feb-23
Read how the school librarian at The English College in Prague trialled and then expanded wellbeing resources for Year 9 and 10, using the Persona Life Skills programme.
Persona Life Skills is the only online personal development platform where students age 13-19 develop social-emotional life skills for wellbeing and employability, with a unique personality insights framework at its heart.
The school or college library's role in improving student wellbeing has never been more urgently needed. As well as developing a tailored library and study skills curriculum, the librarian at The English College in Prague trialled Persona Life Skills as an online wellbeing education programme for 50 students in Year 9, and following positive feedback from students and teachers this has now been expanded to include all Year 9 and Year 10 students.
Video: Introducing Persona Life Skills social-emotional online learning
BenQ partners with Persona Education in the UK
BenQ and Persona Education have agreed a partnership linking Persona Life Skills directly from the ‘BenQ Suggests’ app store, available on tens of thousands of interactive BenQ Boards installed in UK secondary schools and colleges.
Webinar recording: Persona Life Skills demo webinar, 9-Feb-23
Missed our latest Persona Life Skills demo webinar? Do not worry! The 33 min recording is available on demand, in which Chief Product Officer Leila Khouja Walker covers the student experience, teacher experience, how to monitor student progress, and how to get students and teachers started.
PD Network UK Personal Development Conference
If you are passionate about putting Personal Development front and centre of children’s education, connect with the PD Network UK on Twitter @PDNetworkUK. And don't miss the next Personal Development Conference, in Birmingham (UK), on 4- Mar-23.
Create a free Persona Life Skills teacher account and use it with as many students as you like, for as long as you like. No download; no installation. All your students need is a browser and an Internet connection.
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.
Where next on our EdTech journey?
As exam season approaches for many schools, colleges and students in the UK and around the world, stress levels can rise. Young people benefit from structure, thinking strategies and guidance to help them navigate this important and challenging phase of their education and life journey.
In Persona Life Skills, several teacher-facilitated 'life challenge' modules help students and teachers recognise and deal with potential issues together:
- Preparing for Exams
- Managing Homework
- Getting Along With Teachers
And there are many self-directed learning 'life skill' modules in which students develop their own social-emotional skillsets to help them cope, including:
- Stress Management
- Time Management
All this, of course, approached through the lens of our unique personality insights framework, developed specially for young people and rooted in robust behavioural science.
If you already have a Persona Life Skills teacher account, click here to see all the self- directed learning modules (have your username and password ready). Or register a free account here, then sign in and head to the My Guided Tours screen. Teacher-facilitated modules can be found in the Islands screen.
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