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Promoting Emotional Education

Engaging Children and Young People with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties · Innovative Learning for All

by Frode Svartdal Contributor · Damian Spiteri Contributor

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Unlike IQ, emotional competence can be nurtured and developed, and is a key factor in physical and mental health, social competence, academic achievement and other aspects in the personal and social development of children and young people. Promoting Emotional Education connects with the contemporary shift from an exclusively academic focus towards a more balanced and broader approach to education, with an emphasis on both academic and emotional literacy. The book suggests adopting educational practices which encourage feelings of emotional security, promote trusting and supportive relationships and reflect students' views and feelings; essential qualities for healthy personal and social development in children and young people. The contributors emphasise evidence-based practice, proposing various student-centred and emotion-focused approaches and strategies which have proven to be effective in improving the social and academic behaviour of children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. These include student voice approaches, peer-mediated support strategies, personal and social education, nurture groups and aggression replacement training amongst others. An illuminating read, this book will be of interest to school staff and professionals, psychologists, social workers, health workers, researchers and practitioners and anyone interested in developing innovative approaches to the promotion of emotional education among children and young people.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date:
2009
Series:
Innovative Learning for All

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Paul Cooper (Editor)

Paul Cooper is Professor of Education at the School of Education, University of Leicester, UK. Paul is also Co-chair of ENSEC, and the ENSEC representative at the European Centre for Educational Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health, University of...

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Carmel Cefai (Editor)

Carmel Cefai, is Director of the European Centre for Educational Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health and Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Malta. Carmel is also Co-chair of the European Network for Social and Emotional Competence (ENSEC)

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Creators

Contributor :
Helen Cowie
Editor :
Paul Cooper
Contributor :
Jenny Mosley
Editor :
Carmel Cefai
Contributor :
Marion Bennathan
Contributor :
Frode Svartdal
Contributor :
Damian Spiteri
Contributor :
Frances Toynbee
Contributor :
Knut Gundersen
Contributor :
Anastasia Karagiannakis
Contributor :
Andrew Triganza Scott
Contributor :
Ingrid E. Sladeczek
Contributor :
Claire Beaumont
Contributor :
Caroline Couture
Contributor :
Mark G Borg
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