It is a nationwide program implemented in Mexico by the Ministry of Education and the UNDP. It is oriented to public high school students and its goals are to improve school climate and to promote the learning of socio-emotional skills in young students to enhance their present and future wellbeing, so that they can deal with their academic and personal challenges successfully.
To improve school climate and to promote the socio-emotional learning (SEL) of young students to enhance their present and future wellbeing, so that they can deal with their academic and personal challenges successfully.
Construye T is aimed at students, teachers and principals from Mexican public high schools.
For the first time in Mexico, socio-emotional learning (SEL) has been incorporated as a core dimension of the national mandatory curriculum. In the New Educational Model, “socio-emotional skills and life project” are included as an essential component of the high school graduate profile. In this sense, Construye T has been redesigned to offer the necessary pedagogical tools that will allow professors to implement the program in their schools.
They are tools that allow people to understand and regulate their emotions, to feel and show empathy towards others, to establish and develop positive relations, to make responsible decisions, and to set and achieve personal goals.
Evidence has shown that socio-emotional learning (SEL) contributes to:
Based on research findings from psychology, education, economics and neurosciences, Construye T has selected six socio-emotional skills that have proven to be both malleable and related to successsful life outcomes.