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Students acknowledge the Value of Social Emotional Learning at JSB seminar!

Students acknowledge the Value of Social Emotional Learning at JSB seminar!

All the aspiring management professionals presently studying in the PGDM Batch 2021-23 of Jaipuria School of Business received excellent exposure to lessons regarding SEL (Socio-Emotional Learning).

On 11th August 2021, JSB organized a session on ‘Importance of Socio-Emotional Learning for management students by Ms. Sushma Raturi’s Head teaching and Learning, Head – Learning and Teaching/Training at Jaipuria Education Society.

Miss Raturi stated the importance of SEL in a world surrounded by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. To avoid the challenges that students and professionals generally face globally, learning more about socio-emotional development is vital.

She highlighted what is Socio-emotional and its importance for professionals and employers. She emphasized the need for SEL at JSB to nurture future citizens who will lead a purposeful life and work towards an equitable world where courage, compassion, and wisdom are their lodestone.

She highlighted and elaborated the five critical competencies of SEL:

  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Management
  • Social Awareness
  • Relationship skills
  • Responsible decision-making skills.

She also stated how all these competencies are significant in one way or another for the management students. Extending here views on why Socio-economic learning is essential, she said that SEL helps in:

  • Increasing academic success
  • Lowering stress levels
  • Preventing negative behavior of students
  • Improving their soft skills
  • Promoting positive relationships and attitudes and motivating students to achieve things through cooperation.

During her presentation, she focused on how SEL can help students reach from a jack to KJCA (Knowledge judgment communication attitude). Socio-emotional learning empowers candidates with the knowledge to teach an attitude that facilitates wise judgment and smooth communication.

She stressed on how employers want employees who demonstrate pro-social behaviors, such as compassion, motivation, & integrity. Employees are seen as an investment, and a company wants to make sure that it hires the right people.

JSB is committed to building a robust SEL curriculum that creates a balance between the mind and the heart with ethics as its bedrock.

Concluding the session, Ms. Raturi appreciated the students who decided to get on board with JSB and wished them luck for their future.