A New Approach to Look Beyond Academic Learning

Over the last few years, there has been increased research on social and emotional skill development and how they complement academic learning, individual success and social functioning. Results from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD’s) Survey on Social and Emotional Skills (SSES)is one of the first international efforts to collect data from students, parents and teachers on the social and emotional skills of students at ages 10 and 15. This article summarizes some of the first results from this survey and outlines why it is important for education systems to strive for a holistic development of their students.

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