The world Economic Forum is largely an economics and business think tank. However, the influential body recognises that one of the most important drivers of future economic growth is education – today and in the future. The graphic above is not dissimilar to those produced by ‘Route 21’, the campaign for twenty first century learning. It comes from an interesting report that shares some of the key insights in to the provision of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL).
The report links to a fuller report that raises some concerns that are frankly not too surprising – change is happening, but not nearly fast enough. All stakeholders who care about the future of children have to get up to speed and the educators have to put in the hard work of envisioning how the SEL needs change the way schools operate and run.