Supporting Adolescent Learners: Social and Emotional Wellbeing
Learn to support adolescent learners with their social and emotional wellbeing through a variety of approaches.
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone in a role that supports young adolescents. For example: parents, teachers, youth leaders, guidance officers and counsellors.
What topics will you cover?
Lifelong learning as a context for understanding young adolescents with an imperative for developing a new learning mindset for 21st century learners
Developing an understanding of Young Adolescent learners through the domains of social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development
A focus on the second sensitive period of brain development and the impact of neuroscience for learning, with a particular focus on social and emotional implications and cognitive engagement
Developing capabilities to enhance social and emotional wellbeing, highlighting elements such as empathy, resilience and self regulation
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Investigate lifelong learning as a context for young adolescent learners
Explain the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of young adolescents
Explore applications of neuroscience with a particular focus on social and emotional impacts for cognitive engagement
Evaluate strategies to optimise adolescent social and emotional wellbeing