The OECD Study on Social and Emotional Skills is an international survey that identifies and assesses the conditions and practices that foster or hinder the development of social and emotional skills for 10- and 15-year-old students.
Click here to discover how the Study will identify:
Find a short overview of the Study: Improving the development of students' social and emotional skills
Read up on the rationale for conducting the Study: Social and Emotional Skills - Well-being, connectedness and success
Read our OECD Education and Skills Today blog on: Why context matters for social and emotional skills
Listen to our OECD TopClass podcast:Why social and emotional skills matter in 21st century education
NEW - Assessing students' social and emotional skills through triangulation of assessment methods (2019)
NEW - Assessment framework of the OECD Study on Social and Emotional Skills (2019)
Social and Emotional Skills for Student Success and Well-being: Conceptual Framework for the OECD Study on Social and Emotional Skills (2018)
Personality Matters: Relevance and Assessment of Personality Characteristics (2017)
Skills for Social Progress (2015)
Research indicates that young people with strong social and emotional skills are more likely to:
• obtain better grades• have a higher income and better jobs• be in good health• be happy• be physically active• become an active citizen.
• William Thorn, project leader• Miloš Kankaraš, analyst• Eva Feron, analyst• Rose Bolognini, project coordinator• Valentine Bekka, project assistant