social and emotional competence

Teachers ‘must show’ emotional intelligence but how will it be measured? (And other questions)

By Kristina Turner

All initial teacher education graduates must now “show superior cognitive and emotional intelligence measured via a psychometric assessment” before they will be considered for teaching jobs in New South Wales public schools.  This requirement is part of the Teacher Success Profile launched last year by the New South Wales Education Minister Rob Stokes. I asked

Importance of social and emotional competence for teachers, for very young children and for at-risk students: latest research

By Rebecca Collie and Andrew Martin and Erica Frydenberg

Teachers and researchers are increasingly aware of the importance of social and emotional competence in the classroom and