Social and emotional learning (SEL) is a way which enables the students to learn life skills, mental skills and maintain social relationships.
2. We see many students having high stress level and get involved in negative
behaviors as they are unable to tackle the life situations properly.
In this case, it becomes essential to develop social relationships, manage
emotions and improve attitude from the young age in order to lead a happy,
effective and healthy life.
The learning technique that helps to gain social and emotional skills that are
needed for a better life is SEL.
3. Social and emotional learning (SEL) is a way which enables the students to
learn life skills, mental skills and maintain social relationships.
This is an effective process to be followed in schools as it makes learning
engaging, challenging and meaningful.
This kind of learning is suitable for the school students starting from pre-
school to 12th standard.
4. Self-awareness, self-management, self-
assessment, social awareness, relationship
skills, responsible decision-making etc.., are the
key competencies of SEL.
It helps to recognize and manage one’s own
emotions and others, have empathy for others,
control impulses, communicate clearly and
assertively, maintain cooperative relationships,
make responsible decisions and solve problems
6. SEL helps in increasing academic
success, lowering stress levels,
preventing negative behaviors of students,
improving their soft skills, promoting
positive relationships and attitudes and
motivate them to achieve things by co-
operating with others.
When students are taught about these
skills, they will be able to respond and
recognize emotions, think rightly in
challenging situations, communicate
effectively and get rid of frustrations.
7. Social and emotional learning is not only
limited to schools, nowadays it has to be
implemented in colleges, workplaces
etc.., Parents also have a big role in
developing their children’s social and
As a parent, you have to learn about SEL,
try to imply in your life, get involved with
them, allow them to share their feelings,
guide them and appreciate them.