Persona Education Newsletter, Jul-22

Persona Education newsletter Jul-22 - Road to SEL nirvana


Schools and colleges which invest in Social-Emotional Learning reap rewards for their students and community. But the road leading to this nirvana can be arduous, and the important first step on the journey is understanding the Self.

Persona Life Skills is the online social-emotional learning platform where students age 13-19 develop life skills for wellbeing and employability, with a unique personality insights framework at its heart.  

It is really important to nurture a positive relationship with ourselves, writes Jo Malone, our Director of Education, in her latest blog. This helps us meet our own needs, set realistic goals, and be resilient. Understanding Self can be approached from three perspectives: 1. Self-awareness; 2. Self-acceptance; 3. Self-management. In the Persona Life Skills platform, we ask students questions such as: How good a friend to yourself are you? What is the nature of your self-talk? We support them on their growth journey so they can approach their inner selves with compassion, kindness and respect.

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Video: Introducing Persona Life Skills social-emotional online learning

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


Save the date 23-Aug


Book your place: Community of Practice webinar, 23-Aug-22

Eight in ten employers say social and emotional skills are the most important to success – yet also the hardest to find. In this webinar, teachers and education leaders will celebrate successes, share frustrations and seek solutions, on the topic of Employability and Career Skills.

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Persona Life Skills student self-registration


New feature: Student self-registration

Persona Life Skills now includes a student self-registration feature, where students can create an account using a code to attach themselves to the correct school and group, choose their own password, and instantly start using the platform.

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Persona Life Skills integrates with NetSupport’s

Persona Life Skills is now integrated with NetSupport's classroom management software, allowing seamless access from its new 'Connectors' section, as part of an ecosystem of complementary EdTech solutions.

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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. 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?

We've been really excited to see teachers from so many countries joining the Persona Life Skills platform in recent weeks, including Armenia, Canada, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Nigeria, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States. 

One of the unique aspects of the platform is that it allows teachers to take a version of the same personality quiz that their students take, so they can discover their own unique mix of personality styles, complete with growth area suggestions.

If you already have a Persona Life Skills teacher account, click here to discover your own Persona Insights (have your username and password ready). Or sign up for a free account here, then take our personality quiz.  

Alongside the built-in training, we also offer live training and CPD sessions – get in touch to find out more. 

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Best wishes,

Pete Read
CEO & Co-founder

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