The following videos are used as part of the KidsMatter Component 2 professional learning. They have been developed to be viewed in the context of a range of discussions and activities that take place during the session. 

Video 1: Introduction to Component 2
Description Video
This video highlights the importance of teaching children the social and emotional skills they need to be effective in life.
 
Length: 2:10 minutes
 
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 Video 2: Schools can teach and support kids to be strong
Description Video

Schools can use a range of strategies to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to feel connected to their culture. Connection to culture is particularly important to help children build their sense of identity and belonging. 

 

Lenght: 10:24 minutes

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Video 3: Introducing social and emotional learning
Description Video
This video defines social and emotional learning and explains how it benefits students’ mental health and wellbeing. It also focuses on the links between social and emotional learning, educational outcomes and the classroom environment. 
 
Length: 5:41 minutes
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Video 4: SEL competencies in action
Description Video
The focus of this video is a group of students demonstrating social and emotional skills while playing handball with a parent.  It highlights the range of social and emotional skills used by the students and the parent, and other skills the students may need to develop. 
 
Length: 1:36 minutes

No transcript of this playground footage or subtitles is included

 
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Video 5: The five social and emotional competencies
Description Video
This video introduces the five key social and emotional competencies identified by The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). 
 
Length: 4:05 minutes
 
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Video 6: SEL teaching strategies
Description Video
The video highlights creative and innovative teaching strategies that align with the three effective teaching levels of social and emotional teaching and learning within the context of a whole-school approach. 
 
Length: 4:22 minutes
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Video 7: SEL and staff-student relationships
Description Video
This video explores the development of children’s social and emotional skills in the context of the relationship with their teacher.  It emphasises that school staff can foster self-esteem, motivation, interest and exploration in students.
 
Length: 4:09 minutes
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Video 8: Taking a whole-school approach
Description Video
The focus of this video is the way that schools can sustain social and emotional learning. It highlights the importance of embedding it in the curriculum and the school community. 
 
Length: 4:45 minutes
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