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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.

Introduction to SEL Workshops: Facilitation Guide

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: Introduction

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.

SEL Workshop Packet: Psychosocial Support

This material supports the Psychosocial Support section of the Introduction to Social and Emotional Learning Workshop, delivered by the Quality Holistic Learning Project. At the end of the 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.

SEL Workshop Packet: SEL Competencies

This material supports the SEL Competencies 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:

  • Identify desirable socio-emotional qualities and skills in the national or local context
  • Adapt and apply simple activities that reinforce students’ social-emotional learning

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

SEL Workshop Packet: Learning Spaces

This material supports the Learning Spaces 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:

  • Discover and apply some practices to create a space conducive to quality holistic learning
  • Make the connection between the proposed activities, the well-being of the students and the development of their SEL skills
  • Justify the importance of the well-being of teachers and propose some actions to support and encourage it.

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

البرنامج التدريبيّ: مقدّمة للتعلّم الاجتماعيّ والعاطفيّ دليل الميسّر

يدعم هذا الدليل تقديم أربع ورش عمل تمهيدية تركز على التعلم الشامل الجيد في سياقات الأزمات من خلال التعلم الاجتماعي والعاطفي. يتم تنظيم التدريب في 4 ورش عمل تفاعلية:

1 المقدمة
2. الدعم النفسي والاجتماعي
3. كفاءات التعلم الاجتماعية والعاطفية
4. خلق بيئة تعليمية تعزز الرفاهية

ورش العمل هي نتيجة المساهمات الثاقبة لفريق ملتزم من المعلمين والمعلمين من النيجر.

يتضمن الدليل مطالبات لدعم استكشاف المحتوى والتطبيق في السياق المحلي ، ونصائح لدعم المعلمين حيث يخصصون مساحة ووقتًا للتعلم المهني ، ونصائح حول التدريب عبر الإنترنت ، والجوانب التكنولوجية الأخرى.