Higher education cannot neglect social-emotional learning

From University World News: “One significant impact of the pandemic on higher education is how it has shifted the view of the role of social-emotional learning. … Universities need to make social-emotional learning part of their operations if they want to keep their students engaged, thriving and learning. It is no longer sufficient to assume that the building of these skills, traditionally emphasized by primary and secondary schools, is enough. … In Mexico, Universidad Tecmilenio … makes social-emotional learning one of its core pillars at the curriculum design phase. … Another institution moving in this direction is Georgia Tech in the United States, which has developed a support system with a strong social-emotional component aimed at preventing dropouts.”

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