Teaching Peace in Many Languages International collaboration to advance social and emotional learning. Today’s panelists Žydrė Arlauskaitė Vilnius Children’s Support Center Vilnius, Lithuania Arja Sigfrids Akat Psychology Consulting Vassa, Finland Eva Gajdosova, Gabriela Herenyiova
in Many Languages
to advance social and emotional learning
Vilnius Children’s Support Center
Akat Psychology Consulting
Eva Gajdosova, Gabriela Herenyiova
Joan Cole Duffell
Committee for Children
To foster the social and emotional development, safety and well-being of children through education and advocacy.
Safe Children Thriving
in a Peaceful World
Second Step behavior and increase social competence partner consortium
Partner organization Country Second Step title
Askeleittain kinderkarten, 1-3 grades ready
Finland’s curriculum: behavior and increase social competence
You have to teach social and
Preventing and Solving
Discipline Problems and
Dealing with Challenging
To promote the idea of SEL and Second Step in Slovakia, especially to give information to teachers, educators, school psychologists, and families.
To use Second Step in the state and private schools,counseling centers, school clubs for eliminating aggressiveness and violence of pupils.
To implement Second Step to the curriculum of the primary schools (into the obligatory subject Ethic education).
We are the authors of the preventive programs:
1. Research aim
- we want to verify whether the Second Step is also effective in our school conditions which are more different that the conditions in USA and how or in what way can the Second Step influence the behavior of the Slovak first and second grade pupils.
2. Research questions