The World Leadership Alliance – Club de Madrid (WLA – CdM) took part in Social and Emotional Learning: A Global Synthesis, which was held in Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria from 2-7 December 2018.
One of the first questions discussed at A Global Synthesis is the reason of rising for the need of social and emotional learning (SEL) skills around the globe.
The Seminar was organized in partnership with ETS, Microsoft and Qatar Foundation International, together with the British Council, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Inter-American Development Bank. It will put the spotlight on what works and why in Social and Emotional Learning. 63 participants jointly examined advanced insights into SEL to build arguments for the requirement of SEL programs.
During the seminar, members reached an agreement to create a global collaborative network for social-emotional development, supports educator’s wellbeing and recommend universalizing SEL to schools and children.
Participants were divided into working groups to discuss concrete points to be integrated into the Final Statement
- Eight presentations from working groups are:
- Advocacy and Communication
- Assessment of SEL
- Community and SEL
- Educator Capacity Building
- Pedagogical Practice and Curriculum Integration
- SEL Global Alliance
- SEL in Crisis and Conflict Contexts
- SGS Working Group Outputs
The SEL platform will be a key education development to optimize student success and to improve educational attainment.