Programmes that teach emotional intelligence in schools have lasting impact | UKEdChat Editorial

Social and emotional learning programmes for youth not only immediately improve mental health, social skills, and learning outcomes but also continue to benefit children years later, according to new research from UBC, University of Illinois at Chicago and Loyola University.
“Social-emotional learning programmes teach the skills that children need to succeed and thrive in life,” said Eva Oberle, an assistant professor at UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership in the school of population and public health. “We know these programmes have an immediate positive effect so this study wanted to…

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