The OECD Survey 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.
Learn more about the Survey on Social and Emotional Skills (SSES) and the following aspects:
Read the international report Beyond Academic Learning: First results from the Survey on Social and Emotional Skills.
This report presents the first results from the Survey on Social and Emotional Skills, describing students' social and emotional skills and how they relate to individual, family, and school characteristics.
It also examines broader policy and socio-economic contexts related to these skills, and sheds light on ways to help education leaders and policy makers monitor and foster students’ social and emotional skills.
The Survey on Social and Emotional Skills has begun its 2nd cycle . It will take place over several years, with preparations for and administration of the Field Trial in the first half of 2022, Main Survey preparations in the second half of 2022, and the main data collection in the first half of 2023. The analysis will take place in the second half of 2023, and reporting in the first half of 2024.
The international fee paid to the OECD in order for a country or a sub-national entity to join the second round of SSES amounts to EUR 150 000 for the full round (possibility to contribute in several instalments). In addition to the international fee, the costs for the national or local implementation of the Survey are borne entirely by participating countries/sub-national entities.
To find out more how your country can participate or if you have any questions, please contact the Survey on Social and Emotional Skills team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andreas Schleicher unveils the first results from the Survey on Social and Emotional Skills and discusses with a panel of international experts.
Beyond Academic Learning: First results from the Survey on Social and Emotional Skills (2021)
OECD Survey on Social and Emotional Skills Technical Report (2021)
Assessing students' social and emotional skills through triangulation of assessment methods (2019)
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)