Vantaa schools will adopt School Day in the spring of 2021


School Day and the City of Vantaa are piloting School Day with third and seventh graders in Aurinkokivi, Kytöpuisto, and Koivukylä schools, as well as in Jokiniemi school's instruction for the disabled. Starting from fall 2021, School Day will be used in 40 schools by all the city's 5,000 third and seventh graders. The students will be an...

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Finnish Experience Flagship School Launches in Malaysia


UCSI International School (UIS) Kuala Lumpur has signed an MoA with Finnish Education Solutions (FEDS) to be inducted as the first Finnish Experience Flagship School in Malaysia. Read the full press release here. Through this holistic partnership, UIS KL will be introducing four new tech-based learning modules by Finnish education companies Eduten ...

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How to Build School Culture That Positively Affects Teaching, Learning, and Academic Success


No one, child or adult, performs well when their energy is focused on noise in the classroom, unclear instructions, or poorly functioning relationships with peers and colleagues. Research shows that students in schools with healthier climates also perform academically more robust. However, school culture is trickier to define than academic outcomes...

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How does school culture influence teaching and learning?

Improve School Culture with School Day

To be a truly amazing school leader, we need to focus on helping students achieve real growth and success. When students know school is a place that is safe and supportive, they do better. They meet curricular benchmarks faster and garner more substance from their learning outcomes. The key to unleashing their potential lies in creating a positive,...

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School Day Selected As One of the Startups in SETDA 2022 Cohort of Emerging Partners


May 17, 2022 (Washington, DC) —The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) announced the members of its ninth annual cohort of Emerging Private Sector Partners. These startups were selected through a competitive application process and will be introduced during SETDA's virtual Emerging Trends Forum taking place June 6-8, 2022.The...

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May is the National Mental Health Month in the United States


May is the national mental health month in the United States ❤️  It's important to recognize when you need help with your mental health ✋   An occasional bad day is to be expected, but when things that used to be easy become consistently a lot more difficult, something's going on. In addition to getting physical symptoms checked...

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Enhancing Social and Emotional Learning with School Day Course Is Now Live on Microsoft Learn!


Ever wondered what social-emotional learning actually means? Not really sure how to implement it in your everyday classes? To better understand the concepts of wellbeing and bring them into your teaching routine, we've teamed up with Microsoft and created a brand-new course on social-emotional learning on Microsoft Learn! The 60-minute course consi...

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Words from SEL Heroes | Best Practices to Implement Social-emotional Learning In The Classroom.


Last Friday, on World SEL Day, we asked our community to share their best practices to implement social-emotional learning. Looking at the answers, we are truly inspired by the professionality, resourcefulness, and passion of the educators of this community. To all SEL heroes out there: we cannot express enough how wonderful it is to know so many s...

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Real-time data on student well-being to support students – School Day app piloted in Helsinki upper secondary schools  


Four Helsinki upper secondary schools will adopt the School Day app, developed to measure student well-being. The pilot schools are Kallio Upper Secondary School of Performing Arts, Helsingin kuvataidelukio, Ressu Upper Secondary School, and Helsinki Upper Secondary School of Natural Sciences. The School Day model consists of four main well-being a...

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School Day Launches Assignments Integration with Microsoft Teams


Helsinki, Finland—November 30, 2021—School Day, a leading K-12 education social-emotional learning (SEL) and wellbeing company, today announced the availability of a new capability in Microsoft Teams. Educators can now assign School Day as part of a class assignment in Teams. This enables a more seamless and engaging experience for educators and st...

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How to Measure Student Success Through Social-Emotional Skills


The pressure put on today's children and teenagers is overwhelming. They should be top of the class academically and athletically, engage as active community members, take responsibility at home, school, and sometimes work. Then there is the whole social scene: most of us remember how it felt to try to fit in, make a good impression and try to make...

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It’s World Bullying Prevention Month - Here's How You Can Take Action Against Bullying!


Bullying doesn't really need an introduction. Unfortunately, we all know it, have either witnessed or experienced it. Bullying surfaces in different forms and on different platforms, but it always leaves a trace in the person experiencing it, potentially causing long and severe effects on their life. Although tough themes such as bullying are ...

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Happy National Principals Month! Here's How You Can Show Your Gratitude to Your Principal


Schools are pretty magical places. A melting pot of great minds and inspiration, they bring together knowledge, experience, and innovativeness from students and staff alike. Supporting creativity and imagination while making sure the curriculum is followed land on the shoulders of principals, and that, by no means,&nbs...

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School Day Makes Their Platform FREE for Teachers


We made our Teacher Subscription FREE and here's why Looking at the data collected with School Day we can see a clear drop globally - between just prior to the pandemic and the end of the 2021 school year - in how happy students are feeling. A concerning trend in students' social-emotional wellbeing is in their relation to others and to the sense o...

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The Path to Recovery Starts from Wellbeing


Although the pandemic is still very much happening, and there are millions of people living under severe restrictions, something has changed. We now look forward to a brighter future, gradually leaving behind the imminent danger of yet again being forced to cut physical contact with our nearest and dearest. You can hear children playing in schoolya...

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Happy National Substitute Appreciation Week Educators!


There are around 270 000 substitute teachers in the US. The art of being a substitute teacher is a delicate one. Jumping into new classroom situations, building trust and confidence from scratch. Taking over from someone else's curriculum and plans within just a short warning. Continuously adjusting to different dynamics both in the classroom and a...

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Visma Acquires the School Day Dashboard Service for the Visualization of Student Administration Data and Strengthening Knowledge Management


Visma Enterprise Oy strengthens the cloud-based competence of student administration by acquiring the Dashboard service developed by School Day Helsinki Oy. The service visualizes the reports of educational institutions and provides reliable, up-to-date information for supporting management. Visma Enterprise is the market leader in electronic stude...

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Happy Women’s Equality Day Educators! This Is How You Can Improve Equality in Your Classroom


Today, we celebrate the 19th Amendment to the Constitution that granted women the right to vote exactly 101 years ago on August 26th, 1920. Before that, suffragettes had fought for political equality for decades, dating to at least the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. As the battle to vote shows, the road to equality is often long an...

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New SEL Resources and Strategies to Kick-start the School Year!


Ready, Set, Back to School! The new school year is gradually starting, and we are excited to be sharing it with you! That being said, we know you have a busy year ahead, going from remote learning back to the classroom. Students and faculty alike will be faced with various thoughts, feelings, and emotional hurdles, and social-emotional skills will ...

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Happy Pride Month from School Day!


In June, we stop to thank and support the LHBTIQ+ community and individuals who for decades have strived for justice and continue to do so. Everyone has the right to proudly be themselves, free of anybody else's prejudice. This is a core message at schools, too. Every student deserves to feel that they belong and be appreciated for who th...

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