SEL PROGRAM – SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING
The “Self-Awareness – Emotional Education and Social Interaction” program (SEL– Social and Emotional Learning) is based on UNICEF’s skills groups (UNICEF Life Skills Learning and Teaching: Concepts and Standard – 2010), including:
- Thinking & cognitive skills: including the skills of analyzing, synthesizing information to solve problems and make decisions responsibly.
- Self-management: including the skills to recognize oneself, control emotions, motivate oneself and manage oneself.
- Relationship skills: including communication skills, positive interaction with others, teamwork, effective coordination, empathy, and understanding.
The program is based on Social & Emotional Learning, an approach that is highly appreciated by UNICEF and helps students make progress in academic performance and behaviour. It also enhances the skills groups mentioned above.
21ST CENTURY SKILL SYSTEM 21 (4CS)
The 21st century skill system (4Cs) has been recognized by the world’s advanced educational institutions as needed for each individual to be able to succeed in the 21st century. This system focuses on four important skills which comprise of communication, cooperation, critical thinking and creative thinking and on early career orientation.
- Necessary defense skills in life: protect students from dangers or temptations in the present social environment. These skills enable students to cope with dangers and problems such as natural disasters, physical assaults, violence and bully.
- Skills to accelerate learning process: Enable children to find more effective learning methods, including information gathering, mind map, memorizing and presentation skills.
- Skills necessary for future careers: Supplementary skills that help students to be better prepared for their future careers and jobs, including: career orientation skills, personal finance management skills and basic startup skills.