Social and emotional skills: latest evidence on teachability and impact on life outcomes

Education systems around the world are increasingly recognising that social and emotional skills (SES) are essential for students and societies alike. This paper contributes to the 'Innovative approaches to measuring social and emotional skills' project, which aims to complement self-report measures of SES with more direct assessments. It addresses criticisms of the OECD framework for SES used by the OECD Survey on Social and Emotional Skills and discusses the use of the Big Five model as an underlying structure for organising SES. The paper then examines the teachability of SES through a comp... Show more

Authors: Steponavicius, Mykolas; Gress-Wright, Catharina; Linzarini, Adriano

Published: Paris, France, OECD, 2023

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 137 p.

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