Social and Emotional Learning

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A growing body of research has linked children’s social and emotional learning—also known by terms including non-cognitive skills, inter-/intrapersonal skills, soft skills and character development—to success later in life. But it is not yet known how schools and out-of-school programs can strengthen, align and deliver high-quality social and emotional learning opportunities to children, especially those living in low-income areas. ​

Browse the reports and other resources on these pages for insights into the growing field of social and emotional learning.