10 December 2020

Learning Social and Emotional Skills in Pre-School

Social and emotional development begins early in life. This is when children start to understand who they are, what they are feeling and what to expect when interacting with others. It’s when they learn how to form and sustain positive relationships; experience, manage and express emotions. A growing body of scientific evidence confirms that…, Managing stress and conflict situations, Conflict situations give birth to stress and stress can trigger conflict situations. See how Mira Gjorgjievska, Pedagogue and Peer Support Teacher from Skopje is working with children to help them deal with difficult situations.   See also in Macedonian and Albanian UNICEF/2019, We are our best friend – Self-Acceptance, Teaching children from early age to respect themselves and to nurture self-love help them show respect and love to others. See how teacher Aleksandra Andonovska – Janeva, Peer Support Teacher from Veles is implementing self-acceptance techniques. See also in Macedonian and Albanian UNICEF/2019, Self-Regulation, Teaching children how to self-regulate in the early years helps them understand and control emotions, focus on learning and manage stress. Learn more about the strategies used by Tatjana Gregova, Peer Support Teacher in Bitola. See also in Macedonian and Albanian UNICEF/2019, Self-Awareness, Teaching children self-awareness in the first years of life helps them develop strong social emotional abilities. See how Tatjana Gregova, Peer Support Teacher is implementing strategies to help children build a strong sense of self in Bitola. See also in Macedonian and Albanian UNICEF/2019, Social and Emotional Learning is Skills for Learning and Life, By giving young children the tools to self-regulate we give them the foundation skills they need for learning and life. Learn more from Imijan Ameti, Peer Support Teacher, Hadjere Mahmudi, Teacher, Elita Mehmedi, Care Giver and Ramije Dauti, Kindergarden Director about how the strategies are helping children in Tetovo. See also in Macedonian and…, Morning Greetings Help Children Build a Sense of Belonging, When children can choose the way they want to be greeted, they develop a sense of belonging and it sets a positive tone for the day. Learn more from Hadjere Mahmudi, Teacher in Tetovo. See also in Macedonian and Albanian UNICEF/2019, Building strong relationships, Social and emotional development equips children with skills for learning and life. Engaging families helps strengthen these skills and create opportunities for children to practice what they learn at home. See how Snezana Guculj, Peer Support Teacher from Skopje is engaging families. See also in Macedonian and Albanian UNICEF/2019, Engaging families, Engaging families strengthens children's social and emotional skills and creates opportunities for children to share and express their emotions at home. These skills help set the foundation for learning and life. See what parents in Skopje have to say about the initiative. See also in Macedonian and Albanian UNICEF/2019, Expressing gratitude and respect, Repeating affirmative words and words of happiness help children relax their brain and become ready to learn a new activity. See what relaxing techniques practices the teacher Jovanka Eftimova, Peer Support Teacher from Kochani. See also in Macedonian and Albanian