Social and Emotional Learning is a process through which children learn skills to understand and manage their emotions, empathetic towards others, focus on setting and achieving goals, establish and maintain long term positive relationships, cooperating to others, acquire and effectively apply the knowledge on taking responsibilities and make responsible decisions and enhances their social competencies.
We are working on the 5 core competencies of Social Emotional Learning
SELF – AWARENESS
Self-awareness is being able to recognize and comprehend one’s emotions and how they translate into our behaviors. This includes recognizing stress or negative emotions, being aware of one’s abilities and weaknesses.
Social awareness looks outward and is about empathizing with others and possessing a willingness to understand and respect the unique experiences, norms, and behaviors of others.
SELF – MANAGEMENT
Self-management takes self-awareness one step further into the ability to regulate one’s feelings and behaviors. This can include controlling anger, handling stress, self-motivation, or persistence through setbacks.
Relationship skills is about creating and maintaining healthy relationships through cooperation, active listening, conflict resolution, and communication.
RESPONSIBLE DECISION – MAKING
This final section is about making safe, healthy choices that abide by one’s positive and healthy personal moral code and benefit their well-being — and the well-being of others.