Being smart, learning well and getting good marks isn’t a guarantee of success after school or university. There is more to it than that, according to newly published research.
Teaching kids to get in touch with their feelings is really important for their success in education and later in life.
And that’s not just a new age, hippie belief. It’s backed by science.
A study of 800 kindergarten children looked at their social skills and how they turned out 19 years later as young adults.
The study - Early Social-Emotional Functioning and Public Health: The Relationship Between Kindergarten Social Competence and Future Wellness- was published in the American Journal of Public Health.