Taking stock of programs to develop socioemotional skills: a systematic review of program evidence


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Author: Sanchez Puerta, Maria Laura; Valerio, Alexandria; Gutierrez Bernal, Marcela


Possessing a range of cognitive, socioemotional, and technical skills is important for individuals to maximize their chances of success in many aspects of life. In particular, a growing body of research highlights the effects that socioemotional skills have on a variety of outcomes, from wages and academic performance to health. Programs to help participants develop such skills continue to expand in both developed and developing countries, targeting individuals of almost all ages and life stages. However, the characteristics that make some programs more successful than others, or even...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Research; Outcomes; Culture and society

Keywords: Systematic review; Educational program; Skill development; Generic skills; Outcomes of education and training; Wellbeing; Social aspects; Youth program; Youth at risk

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/World Bank, 2016

Physical description: xviii, 179 p.

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ISBN: 9781464808722; 9781464808739 (online)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Rights: This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO license (CC BY 3.0 IGO). To view a copy of the licence visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo

Document number: TD/TNC 125.845

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