Knowledgeable, Responsible and Caring Students: Connecting to School

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An essential element in enhancing young people’s wellbeing and learning outcomes is their relationship to school. For our students to become knowledgeable, they must be ready and motivated to learn. To become responsible, they need to identify and manage their emotions, and make positive and healthy choices for themselves and others. To become caring, they must be able to look beyond themselves and appreciate the concerns of others. To achieve these attributes they must be part of a school community that is welcoming, nurturing and respectful. In this session you will learn strategies to use social and emotional learning to improve connectedness, build healthy and respectful relationships and empower student voice and leadership skills in schools. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Explore current evidence around social and emotional learning and school connectedness with their individual school vision and objectives 
  • Embed and enhance social and emotional learning within whole-school policies and teaching practices 
  • Learn how to apply strategies to increase student connectedness to school, empower student voice and develop student social and emotional capability

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019KAA
Session Session 2 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Day Day 4
Strand Mindset / Social Emotional

An essential element in enhancing young people’s wellbeing and learning outcomes is their relationship to school. For our students to become knowledgeable, they must be ready and motivated to learn. To become responsible, they need to identify and manage their emotions, and make positive and healthy choices for themselves and others. To become caring, they must be able to look beyond themselves and appreciate the concerns of others. To achieve these attributes they must be part of a school community that is welcoming, nurturing and respectful. In this session you will learn strategies to use social and emotional learning to improve connectedness, build healthy and respectful relationships and empower student voice and leadership skills in schools. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Explore current evidence around social and emotional learning and school connectedness with their individual school vision and objectives 
  • Embed and enhance social and emotional learning within whole-school policies and teaching practices 
  • Learn how to apply strategies to increase student connectedness to school, empower student voice and develop student social and emotional capability