Introduction to Social and Emotional Learning & Psychosocial Support for Quality Holistic Learning
This open, self-paced course, Introduction to Social-Emotional Learning & Psychosocial Support for Quality Holistic Learning, was designed with a team of teachers working with refugee and vulnerable learners in Niger. [Pilot Course]
*This is a CPL course. To take the course, you will be required to create an account on learning.careyinistute.org once you click “Enroll.”
*Pilot course will close on May 31.
This open, self-paced course, Introduction to Social-Emotional Learning & Psychosocial Support for Quality Holistic Learning, was designed with a team of teachers working with refugee and vulnerable learners in Niger. It is intended to provide an overview of key terminology, concepts, and practices related to social-emotional learning and psychosocial support. [Pilot Course]
Educators who complete this online course will:
- understand the importance of creating a safe and inclusive environment for children’s well-being and learning in emergency situations
- understand the basic principles of Psychosocial Support (PSS) and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and their role in supporting students in displaced contexts, especially considering the educator’s unique students and learning context
- integrate simple and applicable PSS interventions and SEL activities into their lesson plans to ensure Quality Holistic Learning
It will take 4-5 hours, on average, to complete this course. A certificate of participation will be issued upon successful completion. Thank you for your interest and for your commitment to your professional learning and to teaching!
An offline, PowerPoint guided workshop series, upon which this course is based, is available for training purposes as well. Please contact [email protected] to discuss piloting of that workshop material.
This pilot course activity is part of the Quality Holistic Learning (QHL) Project. Learn more about the project here. Your participation in this activity is an important part of our process of ensuring that all QHL resources created by teachers for teachers directly speak to the professional learning interests and needs of educators working with displaced, migrant, refugee, and other vulnerable and/or marginalized learners globally. We are grateful for your interest and enrollment in this course. We, also, value your participation and your feedback as you move through the course. Thank you in advance for participating in course surveys to help us improve these courses. All QHL resources will be available as Open Education Resources (OERs) later in 2022.