Persona Education Newsletter, Nov-22
Join our Chief Product Officer Dr Leila Khouja Walker, for a 20 min Persona Life Skills online learning demo webinar, followed by Q&A, at 2.30pm GMT on 8th December 2022.
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.
As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic upon student wellbeing and social-emotional skills becomes increasingly evident, schools and colleges all around the world are seeking effective personal development programmes that can be delivered by non-specialist teachers. Over 300 schools in 40 countries have now registered to use Persona Life Skills with more than 100,000 students. Find out how our unique platform can develop students’ self-awareness, and boost wellbeing and employability by building 22 Life Skills across six Skillsets. A free account includes student and teacher personality insights, 22 self-directed learning modules and six teacher-facilitated modules.
Video: Introducing Persona Life Skills social-emotional online learning
Meet us at GESS Dubai this week!
Persona is a Top 10 Finalist in the GESS Education Awards, in the 'Best Products to Promote Wellbeing in the Classroom' category. We will be at GESS Dubai – get in touch to book an informal catch-up at the event.
New platform content: Three levels of self-directed learning modules
Persona Life Skills online learning now includes 66 x 20 minute self-directed learning modules, each focused on developing one of 22 Life Skills, as a building block for success in social, learning and work contexts.
Persona selected as a finalist in the Super Connect for Good competition
Persona Education has been selected as one of the Top 10 Impact Challenge Finalists in the Super Connect for Good competition. The Finalists will be featured in the European Tech for Good report to be released in early 2023 by Hays plc and Empact Ventures.
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?
Two-thirds (67%) of UK teachers would use edtech at least once a week if their students had access to devices, and one-third (31%) would use it at least once a day – according to robust research by TeacherTapp.
Students’ wellbeing at school is increasingly conceptualised both at an individual level and as a collective school-wide commitment, says Kelly Hannaghan in Business & Industry magazine.
A technological approach could tap into the potential for improving the emotional health of young people. Tools such as Persona Life Skills take a personalised and inclusive approach to guiding every student on their skills development and wellbeing. And it is optimised for student use on smartphones, tablets or laptops.
The latest content we've added, completing the full set of 66 self-directed learning modules across three levels, includes:
- Challenge: Understand people to achieve better outcomes
- Challenge: Respond to other people’s feelings
- Challenge: Deal with difficult feedback
If you already have a Persona Life Skills teacher account, click here to sign in and see the full range of self-directed Life Skills modules. Or sign up for a free account here then head to the ‘My Guided Tours’ page.
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