Social and Emotional Skills: Global importance, local responsibility?

09 November 2022

This article focuses on social and emotional skills. The key points are:

  • Social and emotional skills are linked to academic success, labour market outcomes and health.
  • Policies at a local level can help to promote social and emotional skills both in schools and in the broader society.
  • Data from the OECD Survey on Social and Emotional skills is the first internationally comparable data that can support the development of policies.

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