A Special Invitation to the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development

Building Social and Emotional Learning for Education 2030


We are delighted to announce that our CEO, Michael Kerford, was invited to be a Member of the UNESCO MGIEP(Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) Global Collective on SEL and Digital Learning initiative. Along with other experts & leaders in education, Michael will be offering insights from our experience working with schools around the world.

UNESCO MGIEP focuses on achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4.7 towards education for building peaceful and sustainable societies across the world by developing programmes that promote social and emotional learning, innovate digital pedagogies and empower the youth.
At URSTRONG, we believe that relationships are the heart of wellbeing. We teach SEL (social-emotional learning) through the lens of friendship skills. Michael will be sharing how our whole-school friendship strategy is helping kids around the world and looks forward to supporting the UNESCO MGIEP initiatives.