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Issue #12 - Transforming Education Newsletter from the Global Citizenship Foundation

Issue #12 - Transforming Education Newsletter from the Global Citizenship Foundation
By Global Citizenship Foundation • Issue #12 • View online
“In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”
— Maya Angelou
The pandemic has brought to attention the need for educational institutions and educators to recognize, and work towards fostering Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and the well-being of educators and learners, among the other stakeholders.
In Issue 12 of the Transforming Education Newsletter, we present to you an insightful article — by Harvard University’s Dr. Stephanie M. Jones, Natasha Raisch, Sonya Temko, and Rebecca Bailey — from the .ed Magazine, a quarterly curated issue-based digital magazine for educators. 
Read this  article of the week to know the effective strategies, ideas, and common elements across diverse SEL frameworks that could help you in building a more effective SEL practice.
Also, check out the 🗓 upcoming global events, our 💫 author spotlight, along with the 🗞news and updates from the Global Citizenship Foundation below.
Do scroll towards the end of the newsletter to know how you can help me and my team :)

🌟 Featured Article
Framing a Vision for Effective Global Social and Emotional Learning
The extensive variety and diversity are valuable, as the variations reflect the values and ideas of those building and engaging in SEL efforts in diverse contexts around the world.
SEL is, and should be, defined in a variety of ways and is deeply developmental.
Broadly speaking, social and emotional learning (SEL) refers to the processes through which individuals learn and apply a set of social, emotional, and related skills, attitudes, behaviors, and values that help direct their thoughts, feelings, and actions in ways that enable them to succeed in school, work, and life. However, SEL has been defined in a variety of ways in the frameworks that shape the field, and the term has served as an umbrella for many sub-fields, each with a particular focus (e.g., emotion regulation, prosocial skills, aggressive behavior problems) and many types of educational interventions (e.g., bullying prevention, character education, conflict resolution, social skills training). The scope and focus of…[Read Full Story Here]
🎫 Upcoming Global Events
💡 Education Summit: RewirEd Summit
💫 Author Spotlight
Dr. Erik Jon Byker, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Reading and Elementary Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Byker is the President of the Executive Board of the Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the Honor Society for International Scholars. His fields of specialization include curriculum foundations, educational technology integration, global citizenship education, and social studies.
Know more about Dr. Erik Jon Byker here.
🤩 Global Citizenship Foundation Events and Updates
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Please help us in helping you better by providing us feedback, suggestions, inputs, and ideas on ways to improve this newsletter. Feel free to write to us here.
Thank you for investing your time to read this newsletter. Here’s my question to you — What elements in SEL can be helpful in transforming education at a global level? Share your thoughts with me on my Twitter/send me an email.
Once again, thank you for what you are doing to transform education for human flourishing! If you liked the newsletter, do forward it to your colleagues, and let them know they can subscribe here.
I am looking forward to you joining me in our next newsletter!
Please stay safe and do take care!
Invested in your success,
— Aaryan Salman
Editor, .ed Magazine
President, Global Citizenship Foundation
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