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Handbook for Holistic Learning

Handbook for Holistic Learning: Implementing the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Kenya (full document title)

The Handbook for Holistic Learning supports teachers’ professional learning within communities of practice, such as peer-to-peer Teacher Learning Circles (TLCs), in Kenya. The handbook is an introduction to SEL and supports implementation of Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) as an integrated and complementary pedagogical set for holistic learning.

Asset-based Pedagogies for Quality Holistic Learning

The Asset-based Pedagogies for Quality Holistic Learning micro-credential provides educators with effective methods to get to know students’ assets (strengths) and incorporate students’ strengths, interests, and goals into the curriculum.

Micro-credentials are competency-based assessments of an educator’s areas of expertise. Micro-credentials are a way for teachers to personalize professional development and demonstrate their teaching competencies.

French and Arabic guidance notes are linked on the micro-credential webpage.

Introduction to SEL & PSS for Quality Holistic Learning

Social Emotional Learning

Introduction to Social and Emotional Learning & Psychosocial Support for Quality Holistic Learning (full course title)

This online course was developed based on the workshop materials designed with Quality Holistic Learning (QHL) Project Fellows in Niger. This course introduces Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), Psychosocial Support (PSS), and safe, holistic learning spaces. This is a self-paced (non-facilitated) learning resource.

Course in French / Course in Arabic

Social and Emotional Learning & Psychosocial Support for Quality Holistic Learning

The Social and Emotional Learning & Psychosocial Support for Quality Holistic Learning micro-credential helps educators recognize the role of social and emotional learning (SEL) and psychosocial support (PSS) in their classroom. Furthermore, it assists educators in adapting existing SEL/PSS tools to meet the unique needs of their learners and their education context.

Micro-credentials are competency-based assessments of an educator’s areas of expertise. Micro-credentials are a way for teachers to personalize professional development and demonstrate their teaching competencies.

French and Arabic guidance notes are linked on the micro-credential webpage.

Integrating SEL & PSS into Lessons for Quality Holistic Learning

This online course was created with Quality Holistic Learning (QHL) Project Fellows in Lebanon. Ideally the course should be delivered with facilitation, but it is also offered in a self-paced version. This course assumes users possess some familiarity with SEL and PSS and focuses on the why and how of SEL integration in lessons, including a look at evaluation of materials, adaptation of resources for specific contexts, and assessment of learning.

Arabic version

 

Introduction to SEL Workshop Packet: Facilitation Guide

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This manual supports the delivery of four introductory workshops that focus on Quality Holistic Learning in crisis contexts through social and emotional learning. The training is organized in 4 interactive workshops:

1. Introduction
2. Psychosocial Support
3. Social and Emotional Learning Competencies
4. Creating a Learning Environment that Promotes Well-being

The workshops are the result of the insightful contributions of a committed team of teachers and educators from Niger.

The guide includes prompts to support exploration of the content and application to the local context, tips to support educators as they make space and time for professional learning, and advice regarding online, and other technological aspects, of the training.

SEL Workshop Packet, Module 1: Introduction

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This material supports the first section of the Introduction to Social and Emotional Learning Workshop, delivered by the Quality Holistic Learning Project. At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the effects of stress and trauma on student learning
    and social behavior
  • Recognize the role of PSS in promoting student resilience in crisis contexts
  • Distinguish different psychosocial support needs
  • Classify needs and interventions according to the pyramid of PSS-SEL
    interventions
  • Propose appropriate and applicable PSS interventions in your own context.

Click “Access Resource” to download the slideshow, presenter notes, and a handout of slides.