Social and Emotional Learning

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Social and Emotional Learning

How can we help our students learn in more successful and meaningful ways? This is a course for teachers who are looking for effective classroom strategies, which will enhance their engagement and connection with students.

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process through which young people and adults acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions, and achieve personal and learning goals.

This course is designed to introduce teachers to the principles of SEL, showing how these strategies can be applied in the classroom to empower students to improve their academic performance while decreasing stress and anxiety.

Course Content

  • Become familiar with the principles of SEL.
  • Learn how to implement these principles in different classroom contexts.
  • Consider the key features of self-management.
  • Explore how to improve social awareness in the classroom.
  • Discover how to apply skills of conflict resolution, problem-solving, active listening, etc. in the classroom.
  • Improve communicative skills.
Key Facts
Minimum level of EnglishB1 on the CEFR
Location of CourseGalway
Accommodation OptionsSelf-catering Apartment or Host Family (subject to availability)
DatesDownload the 2023 Calendar HERE
Download the 2024 Calendar HERE
Who is it for?Teachers working in secondary schools, Vocational or Adult Education, and Higher Education settings
Fact SheetDownload 2024 Course Fact Sheet HERE

We offer the following accommodation options for a 7-night stay (Saturday to Saturday) in Galway.

Below you can find more details about them. Please access the ACCOMMODATION page on the menu for further information.

Self-Catering Apartments

Accommodation in exclusive self-catering shared apartments

  • Single/twin/double rooms
  • Standard/comfort (en-suite) rooms
  • Fully-fitted kitchen, including utensils
  • Wi-Fi or cable Internet available
  • Common areas (living room/kitchen/bathroom)
  • Bed linen and towels provided
  • From Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Saturday

Host Family

Home-stay accommodation with friendly and welcoming local host families.*

  • Enjoy a full immersion in Irish culture
  • Warm, welcoming Irish families
  • Various locations in Galway
  • Half-board – Monday to Friday
  • Full-board – Saturday and Sunday
  • From Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday

*Travel time can range from 25 to 50 minutes depending on location.

Still have questions about the course?

If you would like to get more information about this course or ask about any of our other language courses, please get in touch with us today.
We’ll help you to find the perfect course to match your personal and professional goals.