Press coverage – Wellbeing in International Schools
Personality Insights and Student Wellbeing
By Jo Malone, Director of Education, Persona Education
“The greatest gift you can give to a student is the opportunity to get to know themselves. When you know who you are at your core, you have somewhere to go back to when the tough times come.” – Shonogh Pilgrim, Headteacher, Ansford Academy, UK
You are probably familiar with personality insights systems or frameworks. You may have answered a personality quiz online, or taken part in a deeper analysis during professional training or teambuilding. Personality frameworks have been around for centuries. In fact Hippocrates came up with the first around 400 BC.
With wellbeing at the top of the agenda for schools, now is the perfect moment for educators to look more closely at personality styles.
A glimpse into a student’s unique mix of styles can provide the teacher with insights not only into their learning preferences at that point in their development, but also the rationale behind their thinking, communication and behaviour. Such insights can have a significant impact upon student wellbeing and help to improve relationships both in and outside the classroom.
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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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)117 313 2897.