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Issue #13 - Transforming Education Newsletter

Issue #13 - Transforming Education Newsletter
By Global Citizenship Foundation • Issue #13 • View online
Issue 13 of the Transforming Education Newsletter features an article by Southern Connecticut State University‘s Dr. Norris Haynes from the 2nd Edition of the .ed Magazine — a quarterly curated issue-based digital magazine for educators. 
What do you get in this newsletter?
⛳️ Article of the week; ☘️ Three upcoming 🗓 global events ; 💫 Author spotlight, along with 🗞news and updates from the Global Citizenship Foundation.
Do scroll towards the end of the newsletter to know how you can help me and my team :)

🌟 Featured Article
The Critical Role of School Leaders in Implementing Social and Emotional Learning
School leaders are to be encouraged to expand and strengthen their efforts to implement SEL. Supporting and facilitating SEL must be seen as a very valuable and important aspect of their leadership role.
Children’s social and emotional development has long received insufficient attention among educators because it was seen as mainly the purview of parents or mental health professionals, and perhaps, not significantly related to academic achievement, the primary mission of schools. That has begun to change significantly as research supports the assertion that children do much better academically when their social and emotional needs are addressed in systematic ways, as part of a school’s curriculum and organized activities(1)(2)(3). The relationship between students’ social and emotional development and their academic development is a strong and inseparable one.  
Neuroscience has established that the emotional centers of the brain are…[Read Full Story Here]
🎫 Upcoming Global Events
💫 Author Spotlight
Dr. Nandini Chatterjee Singh is a cognitive neuroscientist and leads the Rethinking Learning programme. She is passionate about translating neuroscientific evidence on learning and education from laboratory to classroom. She is currently designing a programme for socio-emotional learning in school classrooms using interactive digital technologies. Nandini also leads the Difference Learning project at UNESCO MGIEP.
Know more about Dr. Nandini Chatterjee Singh here.
🤩 Global Citizenship Foundation Events and Updates
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Invested in your success,
— Aaryan Salman
Editor, .ed Magazine
President, Global Citizenship Foundation
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams
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