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Issue #19 - Transforming Education Newsletter

Issue #19 - Transforming Education Newsletter
By Global Citizenship Foundation • Issue #19 • View online
Issue 19 of the Transforming Education Newsletter features an article by University College London’s Dr. Sue Roffey 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
ASPIRE to Safe and Effective Social-Emotional Learning
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In 2009 Ecclestone and Hayes published The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education, which was critical of social and emotional learning (SEL) in school settings. They asserted that this was potentially a form of group therapy conducted by teachers. This risked opening Pandora’s box with students who may be further traumatized by being required to talk about personal experiences and strong emotions. Although there is much evidence on the value of SEL for addressing issues both for individuals and society, they had a point. There needs to be a clear pedagogy for SEL that ensures that all teachers and students feel safe. ASPIRE does this: the acronym stands for …[Read Full Story Here]
🎫 Upcoming Global Events
💫 Author Spotlight
Dr. Neelima Chopra
Neelima Chopra, Ph.D. is UNESCO MGIEP’s SEL Skills Coordinator. She serves as the primary program resource for training teachers in social and emotional learning using digital interactive technologies. She is National Representative-India for ARNEC and a member of the Working Group on Play a World Forum Foundation.
Know more about Dr. Neelima Chopra here.
🤩 Global Citizenship Foundation Events and Updates
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Please stay safe and do take care!
Invested in your success,
— Aaryan Salman
Editor, .ed Magazine
President, Global Citizenship Foundation
“Students will not have the internal energy for learning and growth if their safety and belonging needs are not met first.”
— Jen Alexander
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