Persona Education awarded Skills Builder Impact Partner status

Press Release
Bristol, UK, 7th October 2021

Persona Education has today been awarded Impact Partner status by the Skills Builder Partnership. The Skills Builder Impact Partners are a group of 160 organisations helping to create systemic change in essential skills development, in the UK and internationally.

Skills Builder Impact Partner Level 1

Image: Skills Builder Partnership


The Skills Builder partnership works with educators, employers, organisations, parents and directly with students. For secondary schools and colleges, Skills Builder helps prepare their students for the future. The eight Skills Builder essential skills are those that young people need to succeed in education and beyond into employment. Skills Builder supports a school's careers strategy, providing engaging resources for building employability skills.

Persona Education's online social-emotional learning platform Persona Life Skills enables schools and colleges to help students age 13-19 develop 22 social-emotional skills that map to the eight Skills Builder essential skills: 1. Listening; 2. Speaking; 3. Problem Solving; 4. Creativity; 5. Staying Positive; 6. Aiming High; 7. Leadership; 8. Teamwork.

Persona Life Skills has been awarded Level 1 Skills Builder Impact Partner status, meaning it is recognised as raising awareness of the Skills Builder essential skills. 

“Becoming a Skills Builder Impact Partner is a significant achievement for Persona Education, with our online learning platform having been released only less than a year ago. The Skills Builder partner organisations undergo rigorous assessment to be selected for the impact directory and represent best in class in their respective area, when it comes to social-emotional and employability skills development. We are proud to be a partner alongside Unifrog, Morrisby, PWC, Adecco, The Economist, Barclays and other organisations achieving social benefit for young people.” said Pete Read, CEO & Founder of Persona Education.

To find out more about Skills Builder, visit their website.



About Persona Education Ltd

Persona Education is a UK based edtech start-up developing life skills solutions for secondary students and educational institutions. Its web and mobile e-learning apps are built around a scientifically proven personality insights framework, that is social, practical and memorable. For further information contact or +44 (0)117 313 2897.

About Persona Life Skills

Persona Life Skills is an e-learning platform for schools and colleges that uses personality insights to help teenagers navigate their life journey. The scaffolded, age appropriate curriculum guides students in building 22 life skills that map to Ofsted, ISI, Skills Builder, IB Learner Profile, AS Tracking, VIA Character and Gatsby benchmarks. For further information contact or +44 (0)117 313 2897.

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