Persona Education Newsletter, Jul-23
Citizenship teaching plays an important role in developing life skills. What are the key aspects in preparing students for real life? We interviewed Helen Blachford, PSCHE lead at Bohunt Education Trust (UK) and Chair of the Association for Citizenship Teaching, to find out.
Persona Life Skills is the only personal development platform with personality insights at its heart, where students age 13-19 develop social-emotional life skills to boost their wellbeing and employability.
In the second of a two-part UK secondary school case study blog, Helen talks about Bohunt Education Trust's approach to Citizenship and Personal, Social, Health & Economic (PSHE) education, and the connections between Citizenship, PSHE and Life Skills. The starting point is skills – skills that students can use throughout their life, so they are able to make informed decisions in whatever they choose to do.
Video: Introducing Persona Life Skills social-emotional online learning
Jordan Ministry of Education approves Persona Life Skills roll-out
The Jordan Ministry of Education has approved the roll-out of Persona Life Skills in government schools, following a pilot in which 98% of students learnt how to improve their skills. Developing social-emotional skills that complement Technical and Vocational qualifications (TVET) will contribute to greater employability in Jordan.
Webinar recording: Persona Life Skills demo, 21-Jun-23
Missed our latest demo webinar? No problem! The 34 min recording is available on demand, in which Chief Product Officer Leila Khouja Walker covers the student learning journey, teacher experience, and how to get started.
Persona Life Skills includes a 'Teacher Onboarding' module
Getting started with Persona Life Skills is quick and easy. We've included a Teacher Onboarding module to introduce the pedagogy, curriculum and student outcomes – plus the Persona Insights personality quiz. Create a free account to take a look, and discover your own unique Persona!
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.
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 teachers and educators take a well-earned summer break in many parts of the globe, student Personal Development continues to rise up the agenda alongside Artificial Intelligence.
Young people's transferable human skills – aka Life Skills – feature again and again in articles and lists of essential capabilities that students will need in order to succeed in a future workplace, where AI has taken over much of the work traditionally performed by people.
The big challenge now for high school and college educators worldwide is how this important student personal development can be embedded in timetables, curricula, assessment, and teaching & learning. Our PDF download A Guide to Student Personal Development is "an invaluable resource" (Al Kingsley) about improving wellbeing, academic and employability outcomes for your students, through Social-Emotional Learning.
Get your free copy – click here to download.
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